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How do i change the default users Start Screen Selection?

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Enterprise (x64)

    How do i change the default users Start Screen Selection?


    I am trying to set the group policy to disallow changing of start screen from default.

    "Prevent changing start menu background"

    However when I do so it is no longer the one I chose (I want one that's just a solid colour)


    How do I change the default to just be a solid colour without the patterns? - as this is the one it defaults to.

    Thank you.


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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Timez,

    By default, it should be whatever each user's Start screen is set as before you enabled the policy to disable changing it.

    Start Screen Background - Enable or Disable Changing in Windows 8

    If not, then set the policy back to "Not configured", set each users Start screen how you like using OPTION ONE below, then try enabling the policy again.

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

    Hope this helps,
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