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  • Question

  • Hi,

    Is there a way to hide or not allow users to change the "Log on to" drop down in the log on dialog?

    Thank you


    EZ
    Friday, September 30, 2011 9:46 PM

Answers

  • Try the ADM, I have not tested it.

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    CLASS MACHINE 

    CATEGORY !!Logon 

    POLICY !!HideDomainList 
    EXPLAIN !!HideDomainList_Help 
    KEYNAME "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon" 
    VALUENAME ShowLogonOptions 
    VALUEON NUMERIC 0 ; removes dropdown list 
    VALUEOFF NUMERIC 1 ; enables dropdown list 
    END POLICY 

    POLICY !!DefaultDomain 
    EXPLAIN !!DefaultDomain_Help 
    KEYNAME "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon" 
    VALUENAME DefaultDomainName 
    VALUEON "DOMAINNAME" ;where DOMAINNAME is the domain you want the 
    users to logon to 
    VALUEOFF "" 
    END POLICY 


    END CATEGORY 

    [strings] 
    Logon="Logon Options" 
    HideDomainList="Hide Domain List" 
    HideDomainList_Help="Enabling this settings hides the domain list from the 
    CTRL+ALT+DELETE screen.Disabling will show the domain list." 
    DefaultDomain="Default Domain" 
    DefaultDomain_Help="Default domain name to set to DOMAINNAME if enabled. It 
    will be the default option in the drop down list at the CTRL+ALT+DELETE 
    screen" 

    _________________

    Just cut & paste into notepad, save 
    with a .ADM extension. Load GPMC, right click administrative Tools & 
    add template, find location of the saved adm file. 
    To view change view\filtering from the menu with the policy loaded, 
    uncheck box "only show policy settings that can be fully managed" 
    You'll then be able to edit the 2 keys in your new Admin Template 
    within the policy. 

    Hope this helps, 

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    All about ADM

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-write-a-adm-file.aspx


    Best regards Biswajit Biswas Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights. MCP 2003,MCSA 2003, MCSA:M 2003, CCNA, MCTS, Enterprise Admin

    • Edited by bshwjt Saturday, October 1, 2011 9:07 AM
    • Proposed as answer by bshwjt Saturday, October 1, 2011 7:30 PM
    • Marked as answer by EZ123 Monday, October 3, 2011 12:44 PM
    Saturday, October 1, 2011 8:42 AM

All replies

  • That feather is available upto 2003/XP but if you can use vista/win7/2008/2008R2, there is no dropdown list is available JJJ


    Best regards Biswajit Biswas Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights. MCP 2003,MCSA 2003, MCSA:M 2003, CCNA, MCTS, Enterprise Admin
    • Edited by bshwjt Saturday, October 1, 2011 7:37 AM
    Saturday, October 1, 2011 7:37 AM
  • Try the ADM, I have not tested it.

    ___________________________

    CLASS MACHINE 

    CATEGORY !!Logon 

    POLICY !!HideDomainList 
    EXPLAIN !!HideDomainList_Help 
    KEYNAME "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon" 
    VALUENAME ShowLogonOptions 
    VALUEON NUMERIC 0 ; removes dropdown list 
    VALUEOFF NUMERIC 1 ; enables dropdown list 
    END POLICY 

    POLICY !!DefaultDomain 
    EXPLAIN !!DefaultDomain_Help 
    KEYNAME "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon" 
    VALUENAME DefaultDomainName 
    VALUEON "DOMAINNAME" ;where DOMAINNAME is the domain you want the 
    users to logon to 
    VALUEOFF "" 
    END POLICY 


    END CATEGORY 

    [strings] 
    Logon="Logon Options" 
    HideDomainList="Hide Domain List" 
    HideDomainList_Help="Enabling this settings hides the domain list from the 
    CTRL+ALT+DELETE screen.Disabling will show the domain list." 
    DefaultDomain="Default Domain" 
    DefaultDomain_Help="Default domain name to set to DOMAINNAME if enabled. It 
    will be the default option in the drop down list at the CTRL+ALT+DELETE 
    screen" 

    _________________

    Just cut & paste into notepad, save 
    with a .ADM extension. Load GPMC, right click administrative Tools & 
    add template, find location of the saved adm file. 
    To view change view\filtering from the menu with the policy loaded, 
    uncheck box "only show policy settings that can be fully managed" 
    You'll then be able to edit the 2 keys in your new Admin Template 
    within the policy. 

    Hope this helps, 

    ______________

    All about ADM

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-write-a-adm-file.aspx


    Best regards Biswajit Biswas Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights. MCP 2003,MCSA 2003, MCSA:M 2003, CCNA, MCTS, Enterprise Admin

    • Edited by bshwjt Saturday, October 1, 2011 9:07 AM
    • Proposed as answer by bshwjt Saturday, October 1, 2011 7:30 PM
    • Marked as answer by EZ123 Monday, October 3, 2011 12:44 PM
    Saturday, October 1, 2011 8:42 AM