I know it sounds stupid - but I've done it and know others who have as well. Therefore you can also use the Group Policy Preference option to also set the same key to give you some added benefits. Prevent users from changing desktop background Before you begin, make sure to set an image as a default on the desktop using the Settings app or right-clicking an image and selecting Set as desktop background. First, sign-in as the user. Or at home, if you share your computer with other people, you may want to see a particular desktop background, but someone keeps changing it. Press the Windows Key + I to launch the Settings window, and from here, navigate to the option that says Accounts. Try adding something trivial to the Group Policy a random drive mapping, removing the Run Command from start menu etc and see if this applies.
How to Change Windows Desktop Background Using Group Policy This demonstration is using a Windows Server 2012 R2 as the Domain Controller and a Windows 7 Ultimate as the client machine. It seems to work better now. Take a look at your opponents paintball gear and see if your team is lacking in that area. Configuring the Desktop Wallpaper Storage Location Now that you know the many options for configuring the Desktop Wallpaper via Group Policy the next thing you should consider is where is the wallpaper being stored. There could be many good reasons you may want to prevent users from changing the desktop background on. When it happens, install this hotfix on the client machine:.
It is recommended to test if the file view is correct on the screens with different resolution. This usually happens while you are trying to image or trying to change the Desktop Background to Slideshow mode. If they succeed in their work it always spoils your mood and time as well. After the policy applied, notice that the desktop background wallpaper has been changed. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact.
Change the option to Enabled, and then specify the wallpaper location and the wallpaper style. Select Save Report to save the report. Right-click in any empty space on your desktop and click on Personalize. On the next screen, change High Contrast Black to None. You must now name the new value, NoChangingWallPaper, and then open its properties by double-clicking on it.
Thanks for any Ideas If you want to build teamwork, you will definitely want to practice together, of course. Ensure the image file is accessible Make sure that the targeted users has at least read access on the folder sharing properties and able to see the image file. On the personalize screen, click on Colors in the left pane, scroll down and click on High Contrast Settings in the right pane. Conclusion With Desktop Wallpaper Group Policy, desktop background will be consistent for all targeted users and cannot be changed unless it is configured via the Group Policy. Let us take a look at some of the ways to fix Black Desktop Background in Windows 10. There are many also available that can make you change desktop wallpaper time to time.
If you want to print or save the report, right-click the settings report in the details pane and do one of the following: Select Print to print the report. Alternatively, you could click on the Start button, then type regedit, and when it pops up in the search query, simply click on it to launch. It's annoying to turn them on and see odd ones with different screens. In Win10 1703, it's unreliable though. Select the photo that you want and it will appear as your desktop background. Just like , there is a centralized way to control the lock screen image which is using Group Policy. Now logout from current user and login again.
Can you logon with a domain user? This tutorial will show you how to allow or prevent changing the desktop background for specific or all users in Windows 10. Select Enabled, click Apply and exit. Once you complete these steps, you don't need to restart your computer. So by now, hopefully you know how to set the desktop wallpaper and so you can ensure that the images you use for the wallpaper are always available that way you can ensure that your users are always subjected to your corporate desktop wallpaper. Sure… but and the issue with using a script is that it will only run when the computer starts up or when the user logs on.
So anyone cannot touch it. Choose Set as desktop background. The settings will apply immediately. If you change your mind, you can always revert the changes by following the same steps, but on step No. Then enable Desktop Wallpaper policy. However the File Extensions options also has the advantage of being able to updated the file during each group policy refresh.
Once you complete these steps, you'll need to restart your computer to see the changes. You have done your part. What happens when you try to browse the shared folder from the client? Incorporating this tweak makes Background options in the greyed out. Sometimes, if the client machine is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, the Desktop Wallpaper Group Policy setting cannot be applied correctly either background does not change or just goes to blank. Perhaps you work for a company that wants devices or guest computers only to display a custom wallpaper with a company logo. On the top left side, you will see Not Configured, Enabled, and Disabled options. You can set the slideshow to change pictures every 1 minute, 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 6 hour or to 1 day.