I want to make a script that edits the Registry of the user workstations
30 users = Win XP sp3
I am a VB programmer but have not ever tried to make a windows script
Objective1: Desktop Display Proteries Window : Disable/Hide all tabs EXCEPT for 'Settings Tab'
Objective2: Place in a GPO to execute on workstation startup
I have confirmed that a manual entry of the registry works
Here are the registry parts:
The Group Policy infrastructure includes a Scripts extension that consists of the following components:
A Microsoft Management Console (MMC) server-side extension of the Group Policy Object Editor MMC snap-in that is used for administering and configuring scripts. The administrator uses the scripts extension to specify scripts policy settings in a Group Policy object (GPO), and then links the GPO to the site, domain, or organizational unit to which the administrator wants to assign the scripts.
The Group Policy Object Editor snap-in includes two extensions for script deployment:
Scripts (Startup/Shutdown). Administrators use this extension to specify scripts that run when the computer starts up or shuts down. These scripts run as Local System. Scripts (Startup/Shutdown) is located under the Computer Configuration\Windows Settings node of Group Policy Object Editor.
Scripts (Logon/Logoff). Administrators use this extension to specify scripts that run when the user logs on or logs off the computer. These scripts run as User, not as Administrator. Scripts (Logon/Logoff) is located under the User Configuration\Windows Settings node of Group Policy Object Editor.
A client-side extension, which is a dynamic-link library (DLL) on the client computer that interacts with the Group Policy infrastructure and implements Group Policy scripts on the client computer. A separate process called Userinit.exe runs the scripts.
something like this: http://windows.stanford.edu/Public/Infrastructure/localgroup.html