[THIN] Re: Anyone know if their is a GPO or registry key for "Turn off all unecessary animations"

  • From: "Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms" <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 20:02:59 -0500

Thanks Joe
Can you write him back and ask him if it can be done via the registry
somehow!
Thanks,
Jim Kenzig
Blog: http://www.techblink.com


On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Jim,
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> Here is the response I got back from Microsoft:
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> "It would be great if you could send this back.
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> While our team looked at this possibly in Windows Vista, it was decided to
> not incorporate group policy settings for two reasons
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> 1.       We left it out so that network administrators would not be able
> to turn off EoA settings by group policy.  We did not want administrators to
> be able to turn off features that allow users to interact with their
> computer.
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> 2.       We also looked at this from a disclosure perspective.  Having to
> tell your network admin "please allow foo setting" forces the person with an
> accessibility issue to self-disclose, and the person might not want to do
> that.
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> That said, as a fellow network admin of, I see value to the scenario Jim
> described.  I will take the feedback, but I do not think we'll get it into
> Windows 7, since it would require planning on specific options and how to
> handle them.  We need to approach those problems during the planning
> phase. "
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:10 AM
> *To:* THIN; windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; vista@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Anyone know if their is a GPO or registry key for "Turn
> off all unecessary animations"
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> Trying to track down the registry setting in Vista and Server 2008 that is
> under Ease of Access Center / Make it easier to focus on tasks / scroll to
> bottom and under Adjust Time Limits and flashing Visuals section we want the
> box to be checked to "Turn off all unnecessary animations (when possible)"
> This should be available as a GPO as it is definitely necessary to turn off
> on the server for Terminal Services connections.
>
> Jim Kenzig
> Blog: http://www.techblink.com
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>

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