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How to Disable Wallpaper Change in Windows 7


How to Disable Wallpaper Change in Windows 7

How to Disable Wallpaper Change in Windows 7
Desktop wallpaper can be restricted and can be set against any change for wallpaper. Often Administrators in an organization feels their need to put their Organization wallpaper on their computer which is fixed and cannot be changed by any other user on that computer. This can be done easily using a Group policy editor setting. This setting lets you specify the wallpaper on users desktops and prevents users from changing the image or its presentation.

1. Open Run Dialog Box (Win + R) and type gpedit.msc and click OK button.

2. Navigate to Local Computer policy > User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Desktop > Desktop in left hand side pane.

3. Select Desktop Wallpaper setting from right side pane.

4. Open it and enable it.

5. To use this setting, type the fully qualified path and name of the file that stores the wallpaper image. You can type a local path, such as C:\Windows\web\wallpaper\home.jpg. Also this setting specifies that the wallpaper image be centered, tiled, or stretched.

6. Click OK button.

This setting does not apply to remote desktop server sessions. Also Log off or restart is required to make the changes take affect.
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