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How to set a screen saver and wallpaper for many computers without using the Gpedit

Posted on 2008-10-09
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Hello

i need to set the wall paper and screen saver with the logs of my company in many computers, but i can not use the gpeditor, because rules of the company, how could i do it ? like a bat or something

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by:waynewilliams
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You would normally set this using Group Policy on the server.  

It's a strange company rule that wont let an IT administrator use Group Policy...
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by:Dan560
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have you installed group policy manager on your local machine?
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by:speshalyst
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how about a mandatory profile...
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You can use PSExec

psexec \\RemotePC reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v Wallpaper /d "C:\path to wallpaper\background.bmp"

psexec \\RemotePC reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v Scrnsave.exe /d "C:\path to wallpaper\screensaver.scr"

more on PSExec
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/psexec.mspx
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