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Ok guys, I just finished building my friends new gaming rig. I installed windows 8.1 and want to set a wallpaper slideshow theme with some
REALLY bad stuff like from the dark corners of reddit. Now I know how to SET a theme but I want to LOCK it where he cant change it unless I give him a password or something like that. Surely this ability has to exist! Thanks for any help!thumb.gif
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search for and open gpedit.msc (this is local group policy editor)

On the left, drop down User Configuration --> Administrative Templates --> Control Panel ---> Personalization, in the main window select prevent changing desktop background, open that and set to enabled.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 4350 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 Rev 4.0 XFX 7950 DD 8GB (2X4) G Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair Forse LS SSD Samsung Spinpoint F3 Western Digital Black Asus 24x DVD-RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Xigmatek Dark Knight Win XP & Win7 64 Pro Asus VH236H Ancient Dell Mechanical 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
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