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xp themes and power settings

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Needing to setup many computers on xp pro. During setup I will need to:

1. set the desktop theme to classic windows

2. turn off the screen saver

3. configure the power schemes to "never" - full power all the time

Users are already setup, but all users need these things changed. My searches keep failing. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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1. set the desktop theme to classic windows

Run( "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,-1" )
WinWaitActive( "Display Properties" )
Send("(" & "!t" & "www" & "{Enter}")

2. turn off the screen saver

Run( "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,1" )
WinWaitActive( "Display Properties" )
Send("(" & "!a" & "{Enter}")

3. I am sure you can figure it out....

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Registry Entries

;Disable screensavers
RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop", "ScreenSaveActive", "REG_SZ", "0")
RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop", "SCRNSAVE.EXE", "REG_SZ", "")
RegWrite("HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop", "ScreenSaveActive", "REG_SZ", "0")
RegWrite("HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop", "SCRNSAVE.EXE", "REG_SZ", "")

;Set Classic Theme

RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System", "SetVisualStyle", "REG_SZ", '"C:\\WINDOWS\\Resources\\Themes\\Windows Classic.theme"')

;Minimal Power Management
; 0 - Home/Office desktop
; 1 - Portable/Laptop computer
; 2 - Monitor on for presentations 
; 3 - Network computer (no Wake-on-LAN)
; 4 - Optimized for high performance
; 5 - Optimized for power saving
RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\PowerCfg", "CurrentPowerPolicy", "REG_SZ", "4")

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