I have years of experience in design, analysis, operation, and optimization of infrastructure solutions for enterprise-scaled network. . Windows 7 supports multiple files, a default file called backgroundDefault. If the path and file name is correct and accessible, then lock screen image will be applied without problem. People really use the numeric keypad for numbers instead of the row of always-on numbers above the top row of letters? To change this, you must set a Group Policy setting. Click Yes on the authorization screen. This is because the logon process runs with an elevated token, whereas the Explorer starts with an unprivileged token.
Click Yes to User Account Control if it comes up. One final note, images must be less than 256kb in size. For details, please refer to the following article. Double-click the Interactive logon: Message text for users attempting to log on setting in the right pane. What I really like about this method as opposed to doing it via a logon script is that the affect is immediate and if the user finds and changes the background image it will be reset back at the next policy refresh.
If it does not appear automatically, follow the procedure under screenshot. But the image on shared server should be. This security setting determines whether the name of the last user to log on to the computer is displayed in the Windows logon screen. Andy Qi TechNet Community Support I've looked at that. All external keyboards have a numeric pad, and almost all laptops have one too. If you are security conscious, you may want to hide or remove the last username of the last logged in users.
Windows 2003 Server If you are still using the unsupported Windows 2003 server, you do not have support for admx file. See following to change the keys. Booting into the desktop on Windows 8. In a managed domain like corporate environment, they typically would want to show company-branded image or a disclaimer on the computer lock screen. 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.
This is a explained in. The registry method is version-dependant, so it's out. Best to always create a System Restore point before working in the registry. Tip 1: Before you you start I would check out the WithinWindows article that goes into more details on how this option is configured at. To disable the message, simply go back into the Local Security Policy editor and delete the message and the title. If you've ever created an.
Now when the user logs off or shutdown the computer they will have the new background image see below. Open regedit and navigate to this key mentioned above. Posted by on October 1, 2013 , in Category with Tags , Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub. Because my boss has enforced strong passwords, everyone needs to type at least one digit to log on their computers. For Windows 7: First, Create a jpg file you want as logon screen background which should be less than 256kb, name it as backgroundDefault. The list of supported resolutions is below: background768x1280. You can either enable the settings per user or per machine.
I have attached screen shots. This will open the Local Security Policy Editor. To close the Local Security Policy editor, select Exit from the File menu. To do this, double-click on the Interactive logon: Message title for users attempting to log on setting. If you enable theses settings here, you do not need to set Group Policy settings also. Enough for it to be a problem? Another powerful feature is the ability to distribute scripts as Windows Installer.
I'm looking to do something similar in Windows 7 I just don't know what the settings is called that I'm trying to do. This should do the job. Essential we have to do three things; 1. Almost all of my users are use their numpad to type numbers me included , not only in passwords. There are some different settings you can select like resetting back to the default pictures folder, preventing other users from changing the background, and adjust shadows. If this policy is disabled, the name of the last user to log on is displayed.
By default, it only gets visible, if the execution takes more than 30 seconds. You can say that it has no place in Software Deploy, but it is simply there for your convenience, in case you set this up first and now need to set up a logon script. Since the most clueless ones also use Caps Lock to type capitals, I am not really willing to start a witch hunt for bad typing habits. Best Regards, Andy Qi If you are user and have any feedback on our support quality, please send your feedback. It's literally just having the corresponding image with file name.