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Lock Screen Group Policy - Error code 0X80070002

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  • Hi

    I'm trying to update the workstation policy (2008R2) to show a new Lock Screen for our users.

    I have two policies:

    -Windows 7 Workstation Policy

    -Windows 8.1 Workstation Policy

    It was no problem for our Windows 7 machines.

    Windows 8.1 however wouldn't change.

    The picture downloads successfully to the client directory I specified in the policy, resolution and size are ok.

    I've tried deleting the sysdata folder on test machines (This left me with a blue lock screen, but still better than what they chose ;)

    I've tried default and unique filenames, and different folder locations under 'Force A Specific Lock Screen'

    I've disabled/enabled 'Force a Specific Lock Screen'

    I came across this warning on the client test machine:

    The computer 'backgroundDefault.jpg' preference item in the 'Win8.1 Policy}' Group Policy Object did not apply because it failed with error code '0x80070002 The system cannot find the file specified.' This error was suppressed


    • Edited by Daniel9311 Saturday, February 07, 2015 3:07 AM
    Saturday, February 07, 2015 2:50 AM

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  • Hi ,

    Can you please post the gpresult report here? And also ensure there is no policy processing failure in the problematic machines. That you can verify by seeing the gpsvc logs.


    Regards, Prabhu

    Saturday, February 07, 2015 5:39 AM