Windows 7 Thread, Logon screen in Technical; Have just finished configuring Win 7 Pro on my laptop, and have the Enterprise / Pro images all ready installed ...
9th August 2009, 11:41 PM #1
Have just finished configuring Win 7 Pro on my laptop, and have the Enterprise / Pro images all ready installed on my WDS box ready for Monday morning.
I see that MS decided to keep the bird / leaf theme on the login screen that was introduced in the RC. Does anyone else think the dove / olivebranch visual is a bit..... um..... gay?
I know we can change this (and I already have on the laptop, and plan a suitably "corporate" branding of the schools rollout) but out of interest I'm wondering what everyone else thinks.
When we rolled the RC out to the IT department earlier this year, the general concensus of the login screen was it looked "very hippy" and not all that corporate!
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10th August 2009, 09:59 AM #2
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Maybe they're trying to break the IBM look they picked up in the late 80s and early 90s
10th August 2009, 10:02 AM #3
I quite like it to be honest.
10th August 2009, 10:41 AM #4
I like it, someone here said it looks girly
10th August 2009, 10:55 AM #5
any chance of a screen grab to see what its like?
10th August 2009, 11:16 AM #6
I dont mind it - though looking at replacing it with our own branded background...
10th August 2009, 11:28 AM #7
I'd say a bit like a bad xmas card, tbh i'm not really sure what 'gay' looks like, well other than if it was a picture of Graham Norton
10th August 2009, 12:37 PM #8
how do you replace the background screen on the login on windows 7?
10th August 2009, 12:59 PM #9
14th August 2009, 07:26 PM #10
14th August 2009, 07:50 PM #11
Looks good that its nice and simple Is that a test setup or are you going for it for September?
14th August 2009, 09:36 PM #12
No, that's the live thing deployed across the entire network now - unless I have a change of heart (or come up with something better!) between now and the start of september.
Changing it wouldn't be a problem - we use SCCM so could deploy out new background images fairly routinely: for instance to promote an event within school, or get a message across.
14th August 2009, 10:48 PM #13
Wow are you all Windows 7 now or mixing 7 and Vista or 7 and XP?
14th August 2009, 10:55 PM #14
We plan to be fully windows 7
If I can figure out how to stop RemoteApp FMS breaking our Terminal Server!!
14th August 2009, 11:17 PM #15
Give it a good kicking!! soon stop breaking your poor terminal server then!!
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