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Desktop Bulletin board

Looking for a solution to communicate a bulletin dynamically to desktops not through a screensaver, but potentiallty through a wallpaper or somthing else, based on a networked solution, not on the desktops individually.
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knoxzooCommented:
If you don't mind pushing a client app to the machines, then you can use something like http://www.messagepal.com/?s=G&k=AN&gclid=CO27-L-v4ZYCFQOx1AodYxtuPQ .

You could also enable Messenger (the network utility, not Windows Messenger) on the clients, then push the messages.

If you're talking something more like a calendar, or widget, that's a whole different ballgame.
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DawilliamsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the input, but I'm not looking for a messaging type app, more like something that would change the wallpaper based on a file on a server, when I change the file the wallpaper would change. I've looked at the screensaver options but when the screensaver kicks in the end user would be gone , conversley  the screensaver would go away as soon as the user touched the mouse. I need something they see all the time and doesn't interfere with there work or security.
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knoxzooCommented:
There are wallpaper changer solutions.  You could set one up on each client, and set it to use the files in a single, network directory, and set to change the wallpaper every 5 minutes.  If you've only got the most current file in the configured folder, it just reloads the same file.  When you change the file, it changes it on the desktop.  MS even offers a free one as part of their PowerToys set.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ce1d596b-6851-4948-ab76-b5ff22d37d69&displaylang=en
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DawilliamsAuthor Commented:
I'll have a look and let you know.
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DawilliamsAuthor Commented:
Thats not what were looking for, I appreciate the time though.
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