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How can I control the desktop wallpaper for all users?

I have Win200NT installed in my computer. I share the computer with a few users. Can I control the desktop wallpaper for all users so that Windows will change the wallpaper settings for individual user profiles?

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Yes, you can specify default wallpaper through policies via Active Directory. On the AD server, open the AD GPO, go to User Configuration | Administrative Templates | Desktop | Active Desktop | Wallpaper, and make the appropriate changes there.

This was first published in August 2004

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