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GPO forcing Corp Wallpaper

Posted on 2011-03-01
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I currently have a 2008 domain controller and a mix of XP and Windows 7 clients.  I would like to create a GPO that will force our corporate wallpaper and not allow users to change it. I have found some links on EE but none are real clear, nor do they mention XP and WIN7 mixed environment.  Please assist!!
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by:Navdeep
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Hi,

Set these two GPOs

Active Desktop Wallpaper
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc940439.aspx

Disable changing wallpaper
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc975869.aspx
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by:BSModlin
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Please see attached.... I do not see the path to the Active Desktop Wallpaper policy...... GPO
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Hi,

I see the policy to be there

1)I "Enable" the Enable Active Desktop option under User Configuration->Administrative Templates->Desktop->Active Desktop
2)I "Enable" the "Active desktop wallpaper" and set wallpaper for accessing user and give the wallpaper unc path
3)  "Enable" the "Prevent Changing Wallpaper" under User Configuration->Administrative Templates->Control panel->Displa
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