General Chat Thread, advice on how to create .adm file in General; Need to set some power options in Power Options Properties under the Advanced tab.
there are no gpo settings so ...
8th May 2008, 01:06 PM #1
advice on how to create .adm file
Need to set some power options in Power Options Properties under the Advanced tab.
there are no gpo settings so I need to create my own adm file "I THINK" lol
any advice, examples, tutorials etc or books..meh that can get me started on creating .adm file?
ps I've attached a screen shot to show what needs changing
8th May 2008, 01:13 PM #2
Your probably after these:
EZ GPO : ENERGY STAR
8th May 2008, 01:17 PM #3
yeah Geoff suggested that but it doesn't do the job that i need it for
Originally Posted by SYNACK
8th May 2008, 01:28 PM #4
SysPro Software -> News
Sorry not much help.
Edit: Oops - just looked at the image. EZ GPO : ENERGY STAR is what you need
8th May 2008, 01:50 PM #5
What do you need it to do that it can't do?
Originally Posted by MrHappy
8th May 2008, 02:03 PM #6
8th May 2008, 02:18 PM #7
I need it to change the following states in 'Power Options Properties' on the Advanced tab.
Originally Posted by SYNACK
When I press the power button on my computer:
change to Do Nothing
When I press the sleep button on my computer:
change to Do nothing
this will then stop the kids from putting the machine in to sleep mode or switch the machine off while the teacher has control to the machine using remote classroom management software (Viglen Classlink 7).
8th May 2008, 02:42 PM #8
Why not disable the hotkey functions through GPO or better still change the keyboards?
8th May 2008, 02:45 PM #9
Yes, makes sense. It may be difficult to make a ADM template for anything other than a hard coded configuration as it looks like a large number of settings are stored as binary values inside the single key.
The power switch policies seem to be located here but regmon goes nuts when you hit apply so I could be wrong:
8th May 2008, 02:58 PM #10
there will be adm files on the server, you can just open these in notepad to see whats in them.
8th May 2008, 02:59 PM #11
These are only the first lines to do with the shutdown button, there are many more lines of values in the key, I have highlighted the differences:
"AcPolicy"=hex:01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00 ,10,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,\ disabled
"AcPolicy"=hex:01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00 ,00,00,00,80,00,00,00,00,03,\ works
8th May 2008, 03:00 PM #12
Originally Posted by bossman
we have over 200 keyboards that wopuld need replacing.
I've done a google search for disabling hotkeys through GPO, but all I get is vista this vista that.
do you have a quick quide or know where one can find info to disable the function keys?
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