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    AUP PopUp without CTRL+ALT+DEL

    I need to be able to show a simple APU for staff to accept when using a computer or even just some customised text on the login box.

    I cant use the interactive logon bits because we dont use CTRL+ALT+DEL because its easier for the kids to logon.

    Is there another way?

    Thanks

    Chris

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    If you set the AUP thingy in group policy it still shows up if you disable ctrl-alt-del.

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    If you set the AUP thingy in group policy it still shows up if you disable ctrl-alt-del.
    At what point tho?

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    Before prompting for a password (so yes, somebody could click OK and then walk away, and then the next person doesn't see it). You could always put it on the login wallpaper.

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    Im in lazy mode today, where on earth in AD would I change that?

    Thanks

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    We use BGInfo to display specific colours/bitmaps however without the BGInfo stuff we have set the wallpaper in Group Policy:

    User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Desktop/Desktop

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    But isnt that just the normal desktop wallpaper dave?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Im in lazy mode today, where on earth in AD would I change that?
    In the local registry:

    Key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop
    Value name: Wallpaper
    Value type: REG_SZ
    Data: Path to wallpaper in bitmap format

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    In the local registry:

    Key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop
    Value name: Wallpaper
    Value type: REG_SZ
    Data: Path to wallpaper in bitmap format
    Just tested that and it works great, Thanks Mr Monkey

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    But isnt that just the normal desktop wallpaper dave?
    I was going to reply but I see that you have a working answer so all good then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP View Post
    I was going to reply but I see that you have a working answer so all good then.
    Does it do the same thing as the local regedit thing tho?

    Thanks

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    Got a script which I wrote to pop up the AUP on logon incorporated into a .hta if that's of any use? Very crude and could probably use tidying up, but scripting isn't my strong point and I just cobble it together from other scripts.

    Pulls the group and displays if the group matches. Also writes whether the user has accepted the agreement back to a file which is how I made it pop up only once a week (because I would then empty the file monday morning). Could take the file writing and checking bit out and it would pop up everytime.

    Also, if they click disagree then it simply logs the system off again. Something I need to implement hear again now I think.

    If you want it I can post it up tomorrow (it's on a cd sat on my desk atm).

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    How about AUP informant? (EduGeek projects forum)

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