Sign up using Email and Password. I was hoping for something I could automate a little easier but beggars can’t be choosers I guess. Hello all, I have a very specific issue here with user wallpapers. If anyone else has any solutions that might be less involved I would appreciate it but assuming the little monkeys can’t find a way around this it will work for now. Post as a guest Name. If I can’t lock the desktop and still allow BGInfo to run, is their a way to detect when a user changes his or her wallpaper and then re-run BGInfo? Why would you want to force users to look at that crap on the screen all the time.
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I would probably have a very hi failure rate on my P. We also have a company policy that retricts cn of any wallpapers that do not come with Windows or aren’t approved by the IT staff. No, create an account now. Hello all, I have a very chznge issue here with user wallpapers. I also had problems with auto updating of the backgroud picture under WinR2.
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On my Windows system, I do this with: You can still right click an image in Firefox or other application and set the background. Why would you want to force users to look at that crap on the screen all the time.
The solution for me that resolved the black background issue was hard setting a wallpaper background. This updates the info every time I log in, which for a long-running server, is more frequently than it is rebooted, but may not be often enough to keep up with rapidly consumed disk space. In the past I have scanned in pictures of people’s kids, pets, etc. Codex24 Codex24 1 7. And yes, I could have them run winmsd to get this information, but as some of my users don’t even know how to create a new folder on the desktop, without me walking them through it EVERY time, so doing that is out of the question.
Yes, several of these downloaded wallpaper changers were spyware and they wondered why their PCs suddenly were running slow! Email Required, but never shown. You may email me: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It seems to be when I am attempting to automate the process that it fails. All logins either via remote desktop as well as via the console have all displayed correctly with the Windows Server R2 background behind the current system status text of BGINFO.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Since I have been using BGINFO and moving now into Windows Server and R2 servers I have noticed an issue where after a couple of logins into the server, the background is changed from what is set originally to a black background, which has been annoying.
What are you using BGinfo for? If anyone has any ideas, it would be greatly appreciated, all machines are running XP Pro.
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SquashmanOct 9, The task should call a batch file similar to the following:. Phantom, I think that a combination of your three suggestions just might work, the registry keys, keep them out of the control panel, locking the browser images keeps them out of trouble there, and unregistering shimgvw.
However, since you mentioned triggering BGinfo from a scheduled task, I am thinking that you want to have that info updated periodically and have the most-current info shown on the desktop background. On my Windows system, I do this with:.
I, too, would be gginfo in seeing your approach to using bginfo in this scenario. BGinfo not updating desktop Ask Question. I can’t believe it is this hard relatively to do something this simple bgonfo as long as it works I will take it. The immediate answer to your question is that you need to set the H background to the image that BGinfo creates. Running bginfo with double click worked fine but not with adding a shortcut to the autostart folder or using an bginro entry in the registry.
I agree that being able to change the desktop is a very nice touch and in the corporate offices and such that is fine.