Windows Displaying a Logon Notice (legal notices)

KB ID 0000328 Dtd 20/09/10

Problem

It’s been a while but when I was asked my notes were seriously out of date .Should you with to enable this feature then do the following.

Solution

Option 1 – Via the registry

1. On the machine in question, Start > run > regedit.

2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystem

3. Modify the strings called called legalnoticecaption and legalnoticetext.

legalnoticecaption

Option 2 – via Local Policy

1. On the machine in question, Start > run > gpedit.msc (Note not available on Windows 7 Home/Home Premium).

2. Navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options.

3. In the right hand pane locate “Interactive logon: Message title for users attempting to log on ” and ” Interactive logon: Message text for users attempting to log on “. Edit as necessary.

inreractive logon notice

Option 3 – via Domain Policy

1. On a domain controller, Start > administrative tools > Group Policy Editor > Either edit an existing policy or create a new one (Remember its a computer policy you need to link it to something with computers in it, if you link it to a users OU nothing will happen).

2. Navigate to, Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options..

3. In the right hand pane locate “Interactive logon: Message title for users attempting to log on ” and ” Interactive logon: Message text for users attempting to log on “. Edit as necessary.

windows logon message

4. Either reboot the computers or run “gpupdate/force” to apply the policy.

logon warning

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