Group Policy Desktop Wallpaper

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I have deployed a corporate desktop backround via GPO.  As the user logs on the wall paper is visible but as soon as they hit their desktop it disapears and turns to generic blue.  I'm assuming this has to due with enable active desktop within the gpo?
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Enabling the 'Enable Active Desktop' policy should take care of the issue.  That's been my experience.  It makes it a little frustrating to see the desktop you want, then it all goes away!

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Make sure when you make the change to do a 'gpupdate' on the workstations.

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I already had enabled active desktop and it's still doing it...  Do you think that having redirected desktop has something to do with it?  What else is odd if the user locks the workstation the background is visible...
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Here is another EE post on this issue.  

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP/Q_21392666.html

Check this out, as well.  It mentions Windows Server 2000, but it's probably the same for 2003.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc940439.aspx

All the best..

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I actually created a registry entry via the gpo under computer configuration with file path pointing to the new backround image hat I placed in the NETLOGON share.  All is good now!

Thanks Lobo797!

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