<CT> Re: Calmira XP/NT Server 3.51 Question

  • From: "Erwin Dokter" <e.dokter@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 22:33:24 +0100

"Richard Hamilton-Frost" wrote:
> So, my problem is how do I change the default system shell? I recall just
> being able to look in the system.ini and change it in there to use
> progman.exe, that line doesn't exist.

You have to change a key in the registry. Open regedt32 and go to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
and change the "Shell" key back to "progman.exe".

Maybe double-clicking the computer icon in the shutdown dialog will do the
trick as well, as writing to system.ini is automatically redirected to the

-- Erwin Dokter

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