Changing desktop background color for all current users.

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GPO
Group Policy
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
I would like to set all current users desktop background color to RED. I went into RegEdit and changed the color for HKEY_USERS.DEFAULTControl PanelColors and HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelColors. The logon Wallpaper is not set. However the background color is not changing to RED. I deleted the user profile and it still not changing. I went in to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowspoliciesActiveDesktop and created a NoChangingWallPaper key and set it to 1 and still, it is not changing. The users are in a Win Server 2003 domain and the client systems are XP. Is there any way you can tell me what I am doing wrong. Thanks.......

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This may or may not work and you don’t say in the original question.  Are the local users allowed to make changes to the system?  If they are not allowed to make any changes to the system, then when the system logs in then the changes are not allowed.  In the login script that you are running in Group Policy you may have make a change telling the system that this change is allowed, then put the change in.  We had a login script running on the domain controller doing something similar in that we had to turn off Automatic Updates.  As long as the end user machine does not have rights to make changes, the changes will not be made. 

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