How to add a disclaimer to login on server 2008

Is there a way in the GP on server 2008 to have a company disclaimer show up when the user logs in, if so, how do I set this up?
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vmichConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I figured out what my issue was. Somehow some of the computers were not showing up in AD under the correct OU. Once I put them where the GP was being applied, the discalimer was showing on all...
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thetmanvnCommented:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2008/02/08/deploying-legal-notices-to-domain-computers-using-group-policy.aspx

Try this sir, it worked on 2k8 also. Here it have both way, simple way with no formating and the other one with nicer display.
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
To display a Login message on every machine Go to the following registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon   and in the following keys paste in this text...

LegalNoticeCaption  LegalNoticeText


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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
oops different key for 2008

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

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vmichAuthor Commented:
tjhetmanvn,
What you suggested is what I did before I posted this question, but it is not showing up for the uers for some reason.
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thetmanvnCommented:
Did you try the way do by script, not the pre-defined that Windows Server provided?
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vmichAuthor Commented:
no what do you mean by that
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thetmanvnCommented:
Read through the article you will see they do in another way, not by pre-defined in Windows template.

And that mean you should try create a vbscript like that artiles show and "disable your existing Group Policy object that contains your legal text  notice security policy settings. Now, create a new Group Policy object  and assign this at the level appropriate for your environment. Configure  this GPO with a computer startup script and include your script.  Refresh Group Policy and then logoff your workstation".
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
- you did apply the GPO to an OU with users in it?

http://www.petenetlive.com/KB/Article/0000328.htm

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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
damn I mean with computers in it -  I need coffee?
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thetmanvnCommented:
Cheers
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kvbinetCommented:
I added the following script to the GP for when users log on and it works but I don't know how to change the font on this? Can anyone help. Below is the Script:

'==========================================================================
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' VBScript Source File --
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' NAME: legal.vbs
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' AUTHOR:
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' DATE: 3/12/2012
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' COMMENT: computer startup script to deploy legalcaption and legaltext
'
' ==========================================================================

set wShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
strLegalCaption = "Legal Notice"

Const POLICY_KEY = "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\"

Const LEGAL_CAPTION_VALUENAME = "legalnoticecaption"

Const LEGAL_TEXT_VALUENAME = "legalnoticetext"

strLegalText = ""

strLegalText = strLegalText & " testing." & vbcrlf & vbcrlf


strLegalText = strLegalText & " This computer system is the property ." & vbcrlf & vbcrlf



strLegalText = strLegalText & "By accessing and using this computer, you are consenting to such monitoring and information retrieval for law enforcement and other purposes." & vbcrlf &vbcrlf



wShell.RegWrite POLICY_KEY & LEGAL_CAPTION_VALUENAME, strLegalCaption, "REG_SZ"

WShell.RegWrite POLICY_KEY & LEGAL_TEXT_VALUENAME, strLegalText, "REG_SZ"
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