Solved

have problem in wallpaper gpo 2008 doesnot apply on windows xp sp2 or sp3

Posted on 2013-11-06
4
549 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-06
hello all
i do GPO for wallpaper in windows server 2008 r2
and applay good in windows 7 but not apply on windows xp just white wallpaper
second qustion
i want GPO to deny all portal apps and force log off user when cable in unplugged
last question i want more suggests from u to perfect policy to make secure my network cause i thought i hade some advanced user :hackers  in my network
best regards
0
Comment
Question by:zizo1982
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:SagiEDoc
ID: 39629444
With regard to the wallpaper. Every machine will require the file of the background or screen saver to be saved on the local machine. More than likely the XP machines do not have this.

The logging off of the user when the (network I assume) cable is unplugged is a bit of a tough one. Furthermore if a machine has a failed network card you kind of make supporting this machine a bit of a problem. I would suggest what you do here is apply a Windows Firewall GPO that blocks all incoming and outgoing traffic when the machine is not connected to your LAN.

With regard to securing your network, well there are a host of settings in the GPO. A couple basics would be to ensure users are not local administrators on the PC's. You can turn of cached credentials so users have to login to the domain. Just understand the impact of what you are doing, you could make life hell for laptop users.
0
 

Author Comment

by:zizo1982
ID: 39629459
firist thanks for answer me
as i unserstand ur answer this feuthers not support in windows xp but any solve suggets to solve this
and about almost all users just domain  user not localy but just some manger admin local
and firewall enabled and cash is off
but i want realy mak life hell for some users
can u give me more suggests plz
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
SagiEDoc earned 140 total points
ID: 39629469
The features are supported on XP. So for example if the path to you background is c:\windows\picture.bmp you need to make sure the pictures.bmp is in c:\windows on the XP machines.

You could do things in the GPO like disable access too local disks, not allow USB devices, diable access to CD drives, Not allow users to access the control panel and so on. You can lock a machine down to a point where the user will have one shortcut on the desktop and that is the only thing they can run.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:zizo1982
ID: 39629473
how i can deny users put file in his desktop by gpo
0

Featured Post

Do email signature updates give you a headache?

Do you feel like you are constantly making changes to email signatures? Are the images not formatting how you want them to? Want high-quality HTML signatures on all devices, including on mobiles and Macs? Then, let Exclaimer solve all your email signature problems today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
how to  skip files that were already there? 3 39
laptop problem 21 96
How to do advance search in Windows 2008? 11 38
DHCP Server 14 63
SHARE your personal details only on a NEED to basis. Take CHARGE and SECURE your IDENTITY. How do I then PROTECT myself and stay in charge of my own Personal details (and) - MY own WAY...
This is an article about Leadership and accepting and adapting to new challenges. It focuses mostly on upgrading to Windows 10.
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now