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Windows Configurations - How To's

How do I deploy a custom wallpaper to all the client computers in my network and prevent users from changing it?


This document provides you with steps required to deploy a custom wall paper to all client computers and prevent clients from changing it.


To deploy a custom wall paper to all client computers and prevent users from changing the wall papers, follow the steps given below:

  1. In the Configurations dropdown menu, click More>>
  2. In the Add Configurations section, click Collections
  3. Select User Collection
  4. Enter a name and description for the collection
  5. Check the following checkboxes:
    • Display
    • Security Policies
  6. Select the required wallpaper file

    Note: If you are using Microsoft Windows XP as your operating system, the wallpaper file should be a bitmap (.bmp) file. If you are using Windows Vista as your operating system, you can use a JPEG (.jpeg) file or a bitmap (.bmp) file.

  7. Click Next>>
  8. Under Active Desktop, enable Restrict changing wallpaper
  9. Click Next>>
  10. Choose a target
  11. Click Finish
  12. Click Deploy

The settings will reflect in the client computers during the agent's 90-minute refresh cycle, during startup or during logon-whichever takes place earlier.