Gpo not updating xp pro

30 Aug

Use a script and copy the file to the local hard drive. but the issue with using a script is that it will only run when the computer starts up or when the user logs on.Generally this would not be a problem and if you are smart enough to use a copy program like robocopy or other such program it wont stress your LAN as it will only copy the file once.Either enable No auto-restart for schedule Automatic Updates installations or set Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations to a long time interval, like 1440 minutes.We have 2008 Enterprise R2 64 bit domain controller with Windows XP and Windows 7 as clients. The desired background comes for a while at the time of log in and log off then it's became white. Like force updating the policy with "gpupdate /force " command in both server and client. Please help me to sort out this issue Yesterday i put the question regarding the issue that i found with applying GPO in my domain for common centralized desktop background. Notice that if you remove the domain membership then you have to log in with local user credentials.Restricted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\System\Wallpaper Unrestricted: HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper Restricted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\System\Wallpaper Style Unrestricted: HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper Style Tip #4: If you don’t configured the “Wallpaper Style” registry key then users will still be able to choose their own Wallpaper Style.If you chose the restricted registry keys to configured the wallpaper then ensure you also select the “Replace” action and “Remove this item when it is no longer applied” common option is selected (see below).

Behind the scenes all this setting is doing is configuring the REG_SZ “Wallpaper” and the REG_SZ “Wallpaper Style” registry keys under the HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\System path.Group Policy is of course one of the best ways you can lockdown and configure your windows systems in your environment and one of the most commonly configured setting in Group Policy is the ability to configured the Desktop Wallpaper (a.k.a. Now most of you might just say is all you need to do is set the group policy setting however there are some common traps that you might fall into if you don’t use this setting correctly.The “Desktop Wallpaper” method is of course the most commonly used way for configuring the Wallpaper on a computer however as it seems with all things Group Policy using this setting comes with its own pro’s and con’s.Therefore you can also use the Group Policy Preference Registry Extension option to also set the same key to give you some added benefits. Now depending on the registry key that you configure for this setting you can either have this as a restricted (a.k.a.locked) setting or an unrestricted setting that allows the users to make their own changes.