Desktop Personalization Deployment Packaging Tool
The WPSecure Personalization Packager is an efficient solution for packaging desktop backgrounds, screensavers, and Outlook signatures for deployment using tools like SCCM, Intune, or other software distribution tools.
The WPSecure Campaign Manager can help facilitate the start date, end date, and priority of the personalization packages created by the Packager.
Every personalization package is self-sufficient. They do not require expensive Servers or Databases. Furthermore, the packages automatically adjust to changes in Screen resolution or orientation.
You can deploy up to approximately 80 Desktop background images per package to accommodate multiple screen resolutions and orientations.
Each Desktop Personalization deployment package can optionally include 2 Outlook Signatures – New and Reply. An optional Windows screensaver can also be included in the package.
If you prefer to use the legacy group policies read the information below.
Enterprise Desktop Wallpaper Management Using Group Policy
Managing the look and feel of workstations is a crucial part of maintaining an organization’s identity and brand. One way to do this is by standardizing the desktop wallpaper or desktop background across all devices in the network. This can be achieved using Group Policy, a feature in Windows that allows IT administrators to automate one-to-many management of user and computer settings1.
Step 1: Create a Group Policy Object (GPO)
The first step in deploying a standardized enterprise desktop wallpaper is to create a Group Policy Object (GPO). This can be done through the Group Policy Management console1. The GPO will contain the settings that you want to apply to the user or computer objects within your organization1.
Step 2: Configure the Desktop Wallpaper Setting
Once the GPO is created, you can configure the desktop wallpaper setting. This is done by navigating to “User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Desktop -> Desktop” within the Group Policy Management Editor1. Here, you can find the “Desktop Wallpaper” policy, which allows you to specify the wallpaper that should be displayed on all users’ desktops1.
Step 3: Specify the Wallpaper File
In the “Desktop Wallpaper” policy settings, you can specify the path to the wallpaper file that you want to use as your enterprise desktop background1. This file should be accessible by all users in your network. You can also choose the wallpaper style, such as centered, filled, fit, stretched, or tiled1.
Step 4: Apply the GPO
After configuring the settings, you can apply the GPO to an Organizational Unit (OU) that contains the user or computer objects you want to manage2. The new desktop background will be applied the next time users log in or when Group Policy is refreshed1.
Step 5: Verify the Changes
Finally, you can verify that the new enterprise desktop wallpaper has been applied successfully by checking on a client machine. If everything has been configured correctly, you should see your chosen wallpaper displayed on the desktop1.
By using Group Policy for desktop background management, organizations can ensure a consistent user experience across all devices while reinforcing their corporate identity. It’s a simple yet effective way of maintaining a professional and unified look across an enterprise network.