On Oct 30, 5:46 pm, "Mike Brannigan" <Mike.Brannigan@xxxxxx> wrote:
> "Alex Lomas" <alexlo...@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> > I want to set the little display picture you see on the start menu and
> > logon screen via a logon script (or similar).
> > I can't really work out how to do this - it seems quite complicated. I
> > can see a .bmp file is created in C:\Users\%username%\Local Settings
> > \temp (filename domain+username.bmp) and also a .dat file in C:
> > \ProgramData\microsoft\User Account Pictures
> > The .dat file is always 32KB in size and isn't a .bmp in disguise, but
> > the last few octets of the file refer to the the file path that the
> > picture originally looked at. Process monitor seems to imply
> > imgres.dll is involved along the line, but this is really beyond my
> > experience now!
> > Does anyone have any 'official' way of setting this?
> What would be the point of altering a picture by login script which will
> fire after a user has logged on ?
> Mike Brannigan- Hide quoted text -
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Then it will be set for future logons (but logon script was just one
example mechanism, it doesn't matter where it runs, just whether it's
possible or not).