enabling Language bar in windows 2003 terminal server on all profiles

Hi, we just installed Hebrew on a windows 2003 terminal server at a school.  And I got it to show up under the administrator account.  My question is, how do we set it so all the profiles on the terminal server will access hebrew and english?  

We have about 60 profiles, and all of them are locked down in group policy, and cannot access the control panel.  Is there a setting in group policy or somewhere else that will make this happen?

Thanks!!
CNT_GroupAsked:
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InderjeetjaggiCommented:
You can create below registy using logon script to resolve the issue
Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF\LangBar\]
Name: ShowStatus Data
Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
Enabled Value: 3

Regards
Inder
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CNT_GroupAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick reply!

How do I put it in a bat file, for a logon script?
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foshjunkCommented:
Create a custom adm to change the settings. (Using a login script will most likely be problematic - I have had issues with the approach in the user hive before.)

See these links:

http://thelazyadmin.com/blogs/thelazyadmin/archive/2005/07/05/Creating-Custom-ADM-Templates.aspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/225087

Recently used custom ADM to remove items from start menu. Worked like a charm.

If you want to show/hide the language bar, employ the registry path the last poster mentioned. Here is a summary of what the registry switches do:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverGP/thread/1efaf2b3-ae87-419e-a632-85af2e145075
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CNT_GroupAuthor Commented:
Hi Inder, I tried putting it in a bat file and a reg file, but it wouldn't run the script because the students profiles didn't have any admin rights.  

Foshjunk, thanks for the info.  I'm having trouble creating the ADM file.  Anyway you can provide me what you put in your adm file?

thanks!
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foshjunkCommented:
Since mine was for start menu items, it is a little different.  But here you go:

CLASS USER
CATEGORY "Start menu icons"
POLICY "Show Printers and Faxes icon in start menu"
KEYNAME "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced"
EXPLAIN "Disabling this setting will prevent the Printers and Faxes icon from being displayed in the Start Menu.
Enabling this setting will force the icon to be displayed."
VALUENAME "Start_ShowPrinters"
VALUEON NUMERIC 1
VALUEOFF NUMERIC 0
END POLICY
END CATEGORY

CLASS USER
CATEGORY "Start menu icons"
POLICY "Show Administrative Tools icon in start menu"
KEYNAME "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced"
EXPLAIN "Disabling this setting will prevent the Administrative Tools icon from being displayed in the Start Menu.
Enabling this setting will force the icon to be displayed."
VALUENAME "Start_AdminToolsRoot"
VALUEON NUMERIC 1
VALUEOFF NUMERIC 0
END POLICY
END CATEGORY


Your .adm will look a little different. The KB article I linked to describes how to change lengthy text fields, as well.

Or, if you only want options 2 options for your language bar, just do valueon=4 (docked on taskbar) and valueoff=3 for disabled. If you never need any other configuration, this is probably the easiest way to accomplish your task.
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CNT_GroupAuthor Commented:
I'm still having problems creating the adm.  would this be the only thing in the adm file?   Getting a little confused on what exactly needs to be in this file. Doesn't seem to be working at this point with the following:


CLASS USER
CATEGORY "SHOW LANGUAGE BAR"
POLICY "show lang bar"
KEYNAME "Software\Microsoft\CTF\LangBar"
EXPLAIN "Disabling this setting will prevent Language bar from showing up."
VALUENAME "ShowStatus_Data"
VALUEON NUMERIC 4
VALUEOFF NUMERIC 0
END POLICY
END CATEGORY
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foshjunkCommented:
Are you sure that you have the correct valuename? Everything that I have read indicates that the valuename is "ShowStatus", not "ShowStatus_Data".
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CNT_GroupAuthor Commented:
Okay I got it working, but decided to go the logon script route.    heres what I did.

I had to enable a few items in Group Policy for control panel, regedit for the students to access it.  Got the Lang bar to show.  Then I went to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF\LangBar   and exported the reg file.  

Saved it.  Added it to the logon script to run silently.  the login script reads:
------------------------------------
regedit.exe /s run_langbar.reg
-------------------------------------

the reg file reads:

-------------------------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CTF\LangBar]
"ShowStatus Data"=dword:00000004
"ShowStatus"=dword:00000004
"Transparency"=dword:000000ff
"Label"=dword:00000001
"ExtraIconsOnMinimized"=dword:00000001
-------------------------------------

Then I disabled the rest of the items for control panel and regedit in GP.  
Tested a few profiles, and they showed up.

Thanks again Foshjunk and Inder for your help!!!
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