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want to add regentries to a Kix login script

tolsonkra
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Good Morning,
  I am not the best at scripting but I need to add some Reg Entries to a Kix Login Script so that it changes existing users.  I am not sure how to get it to write the values but here is what I need to do.

("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run") "ctfmon.exe"=-
("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF") "Disable Thread Input Manager"=dword:00000001
("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF") "ShowDeskBand"=dword:00000000


Thanks
Trav
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Dear tolsonkra,
> egentries to a Kix login script
$loc="Key Path like this "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"
$=writevalue($loc,"ScreenSaverIsSecure","1","REG_SZ")
$=writevalue($loc,"ScreenSaveActive","1","REG_SZ")
$=writevalue($loc,"ScreenSaveTimeOut","300","REG_SZ")

This is the way you need to do on the kix. With this model you can check it


Cheers!
Inba
PberSolutions Architect
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Try this:

$key = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"
$rc = WRITEVALUE($key,"ctfmon.exe","-","REG_SZ")

$key = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF"
$rc = WRITEVALUE($key,"Disable Thread Input Manager","00000001","REG_DWORD")

$key = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF"
$rc = WRITEVALUE($key,"ShowDeskBand","00000000","REG_DWORD")

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Sorry I don't want to screw this up so would this be the way to write it up exactly Pber?  This is to modify profiles in Terminal Services and Kix?

I do have 1 reg entry in the script but I didn't write it (but is needed)  I am just leary on the whole registry thing.

$reg = WRITEVALUE ("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\Client\SuperSocketNetlib\LastConnect", "kra-fs1\cpas", "-33423352:np:\\KRA-FS1\pipe\MSSQL$CPAS\sql\query", "REG_SZ")


PberSolutions Architect
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This works fine for me.  

The problem might be with security of the user logging on.  The user must be an administrator to have write access to the key provided.

Author

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I also caught an error in my post.

("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF") "ShowDeskBand"=dword:00000000

should be

("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF\MSUTB") "ShowDeskBand"=dword:00000000

PberSolutions Architect
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Simple change:

$key = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF\MSUTB"
$rc = WRITEVALUE($key,"ShowDeskBand","00000000","REG_DWORD")

Author

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Is there a way to do it if they are not an administrator?
PberSolutions Architect
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The keys with HKEY_CURRENT_USER will be no issue.

On the Citrix server you load regedit and navigate to the key:
("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\Client\SuperSocketNetlib\LastConnect

Then right click it and select security.  Add the user or group that needs to change this key and grant them write permission.

PberSolutions Architect
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I guess there is no Write option, you would have to give them Full Control.

Be careful doing this.  Modifying permissions in the registry is not really recommended.  
PberSolutions Architect
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Woops, that's right click and Permissions.
(:

Author

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I already have the key working.  I just wasn't sure on how to get the new ones to work.  Thanks.

("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\Client\SuperSocketNetlib\LastConnect
Solutions Architect
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Not a problem, glad to help.

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Pber all went smooth thanks.
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