Deploy Desktop Background Wallpaper using Group Policy

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In this post, we will learn the steps to deploy desktop wallpaper using group policy in Windows Server 2019. By using this group policy setting, we can deploy common desktop wallpaper on the user’s desktop and prevent users from changing the desktop wallpaper.
We can use JPG (.jpg) or Bitmap (.bmp) image file to deploy desktop wallpaper through Group Policy. It is common practices in the organization to set up a common desktop background on the computers using GPO.
We have two virtual machines for this demo.
  1. ws2k19-dc01.mylab.local (Windows Server 2019 DC)
  2. ws10-cli01.mylab.local (Windows 10 client computer)

(Note: We will apply common desktop background policy at domain level)

Follow the step by step below instructions to set wallpaper using group policy:
Step:1 Create a shared folder to store wallpaper image:
1. On C: drive create a new folder name CommonWall. Share this folder with everyone read-only permission.
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Jervie David Montejar
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