Now close the User Accounts window and logoff
Next, logon as Mandatory Profile (don’t forget – there’s no password)
When you logon as Mandatory Profile, you’ll get the default Windows XP desktop and theme :
Now you can feel free to adjust the theme, change the menu type, etc.
Next >> I’d recommend running all your programs as this user … so that each program can update the registry for this user. This way, you can turn off those “nag screens” that prompt you to agree to a license agreement.
Also – if you have Microsoft Office installed — it’s highly recommended you run say Microsoft Word. This is because the first time a Microsoft Office product is run, it writes a lot of stuff to the registry :
Right, once you’ve run your programs and you’re happy with things like how Windows Explorer appears, etc – you can now log off !
Please see [###] – which shows how to copy this Mandatory Profile to server, then secure this Mandatory Profile against any changes and ensure it’s converted to a real mandatory profile!