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willalwaysbewithyou
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#5
Try putting saving this as wallpaper.adm, putting it in a test OU and seeing if it helps you out:

Code:
CLASS USER
Category !!Desktop
    Category !!DesktopWallpaper
 POLICY !!Wallpaper
            KEYNAME "Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\Desktop"
     EXPLAIN !!Wallpaper_Help      
     PART !!WALLPAPER_TIP1         TEXT    
     END PART
 
     PART !!WallpaperName          EDITTEXT
                VALUENAME "Wallpaper"
            END PART
 
            PART !!WALLPAPER_TIP2         TEXT    END PART
            PART !!WALLPAPER_TIP3         TEXT    END PART
            PART !!WALLPAPER_TIP4         TEXT    END PART
            PART !!WallpaperStyle   DROPDOWNLIST REQUIRED
  VALUENAME "WallpaperStyle"
  ITEMLIST
            NAME !!WallpaperStyle_Center VALUE "0" DEFAULT
      NAME !!WallpaperStyle_Stretch VALUE "2" 
         END ITEMLIST
     END PART
            PART !!WALLPAPER_TIP4         TEXT    END PART
     PART !!WallpaperStyle_Tile    CHECKBOX
  VALUENAME "TileWallpaper"
  VALUEON "1"
  VALUEOFF "0"
  ACTIONLISTON
      VALUENAME "WallpaperStyle" VALUE "0"
  END ACTIONLISTON
     END PART
        END POLICY
 POLICY !!Display_HideBkgnd    
     KEYNAME "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System"
         EXPLAIN !!DisplayBkgnd_Help
     VALUENAME "NoDispBackgroundPage"
 END POLICY
    End Category
End Category
[strings]
Desktop="Desktop"
DesktopWallpaper="Wallpaper"
Display_HideBkgnd="Hide Background tab"
DisplayBkgnd_Help="Removes the Background tab from Display in Control Panel.\n\nThis policy prevents users from using Control Panel to change the pattern and wallpaper on the desktop.\n\nThis setting is the same as found in the original system.adm template. If the system template is present within the same GPO the settings do not conflict but correspond. If you enable here you will find the corresponding setting in Control Panel - Display also as enabled."
Wallpaper="Desktop Wallpaper"
Wallpaper_Help="This policy lets you specify the wallpaper on users' desktop. The wallpaper you specify has to be a bitmap file (*.bmp).\n\nTo use this policy, type the fully-qualified path and name of the file that stores the wallpaper image. You can type a local path, such as C:\Winnt\Logo.bmp or a UNC path, such as [URL="file://\\Server\Share\Logo.bmp.\n\nIf"]\\Server\Share\Logo.bmp.\n\nIf[/URL] the specified file is not available when the user logs on, no wallpaper is displayed.\n\nYou can also use this policy to specify that the wallpaper image be centered, stretched or tiled.\n\nThis policy does not need an enabled Active Desktop like the original system.adm template does.\n\nTo prevent users from changing the image or its presentation disable the background tab for display properties."
WallpaperName="Wallpaper Bitmap:"
WallpaperStyle="Wallpaper Style :"
WallpaperStyle_Center="Center"
WallpaperStyle_Tile="Tile Wallpaper"
WallpaperStyle_Stretch="Stretch"
Wallpaper_Tip1="Specifiy location and name"
Wallpaper_Tip2="              Using a local path   C:\Winnt\Logo.bmp"
Wallpaper_Tip3="              Using a UNC path    [URL="file://\\Server\Share\Logo.bmp"]\\Server\Share\Logo.bmp[/URL]"
Wallpaper_Tip4=" "
Could maybe be improved on a little but I never got around to it.
 

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