Posts

Showing posts from May, 2014

Setting Wallpaper for a Remote Desktop Session

Ah, the fun I had trawling around trying to find out how to set the wallpaper on a remote desktop session! The (seemingly) most obvious answer was changing the Wallpaper setting under Desktop in a GPO, but no. That setting explicitly states that it doesn't apply to RDP sessions, so back to the registry we go...
I'm presuming here that we want these settings to apply to all the computers within a specific OU rather than to individual users.

Create a new GPO "Wallpaper"Navigate to Computer Config/Policies/Admin Templates/System/Group PolicySet "Configure user Group Policy loopback processing mode" to Enabled with Mode as "Merge"Navigate to Computer Config/Policies/Admin Templates/Windows Components/Remote Desktop Services/Remote Desktop Session Host/Remote Session EnvironmentSet "Always show desktop on connection" to EnabledSet "Enforce Removal of Remote Desktop Wallpaper" to DisabledNavigate to Computer Config/Preferences/Window…