JSI Tip 0024 - Logon Welcome/Legal Notice.

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The Registry value entries that control the logon sequence for starting Windows NT are found under the following Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

LegalNoticeCaption REG_SZ
Default: (none)

Specifies a caption for a message to appear when the user presses CTRL+ALT+DEL during logon. Add this value entry if you want to add a warning to be displayed when a user attempts to log on to a Windows NT system. The user cannot proceed with logging on without acknowledging this message. To specify text for the message, you must also specify a value for LegalNoticeText.

Note: You can use the System Policy Editor to change this value.

LegalNoticeText REG_SZ
Default: (none)

Specifies the message to appear when the user presses CTRL+ALT+DEL during logon. Add this value entry if you want to add a warning to be displayed when a user attempts to log on to a Windows NT system. The user cannot proceed with logging on without acknowledging this message. To control presentation, you may insert a lf/cr by copying the contents of lfcr.npd to the clipboard and pasteing it as you type. To include a caption for the logon notice, you must also specify a value forLegalNoticeCaption.

Note: You can use the System Policy Editor to change this value.

LogonPrompt REG_SZ
Default: "Enter a user name and password that is valid for this system."

The text entered appears in the Logon Information dialog box. This is designed for additional legal warnings to the user before they log on. This value entry does not appear in the Registry unless you add it.

Welcome REG_SZ
Default: (Title only; no message)

The text entered appears in the caption bar beside the title of the Begin Logon, Logon Information, Workstation Locked, and Unlock Workstation dialog boxes. This value entry does not appear in the Registry unless you add it.

NOTE: For Windows 2000, see tip 2313.
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