Disable start screen in 2012 R2 RDS using group policies?

Posted on 2014-08-12
Last Modified: 2014-08-15
I'm setting up a RDS server on 2012 R2.  I want the users to go to the desktop after login and if they click on the start button to have them go to a blank start screen.  Maybe the only tile to be on the start screen is the desktop tile.  Thanks for the help.
Question by:kfasick
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    It isn't doable by group policy alone and isn't intuitive. You'll need to manually push out a registry change via group policy preferences to get the default to desktop. And the customized start screen requires changing the default profile, which requires sysprepping an image.

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