I am deploying a new image and i want all users to have a specific registry key when they first log into the machine. Unfortunately it is a HKCU key so its not as easy. The key i want added is:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MINIE]
"LinksBandEnabled"=dword:00000001

While doing some reasearch i found out about active setup. Will this be the best way to get this done? If so, can someone provide the steps to do it?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

0 Comments   [ + ] Show Comments

Comments

Please log in to comment

Community Chosen Answer

1

Just create a PerUser program in SCCM and create a script to add what you want in the registry.

Answered 05/16/2013 by: terebent
Brown Belt

Please log in to comment

Answers

0

1) Active setup is one of the ways http://www.sepago.de/d/helge/2010/04/22/active-setup-explained

2) If you have sccm, you can also create a program that uses regedit.exe command to accomplish this purpose and assign to user + configure it to runs for every user who logs on to the computer. Hope this helps!

Answered 05/03/2013 by: SnowLyric
Second Degree Brown Belt

  • If you run a logon-script or similar tool (like Desktop Commander) that would be the best way to manage settings for your users. Alternative is to create a msi with just the key and ad the activesetup . Publish to all machines with SCCM and with first logon Your users will get the reg-entry.
Please log in to comment
Answer this question or Comment on this question for clarity