2.17. Disabling the Manage/Configure Your Server Screen
You want to disable the Manager Your Server and Configure Your Server screens from being displayed when you log into a server.
Using a graphical user interface
The following directions disable the screen for the currently logged on user only. See the command-line solution for how to disable it for all users by default.
For Windows Server 2003:
From the Start menu, select All Programs → Administrative Tools → Manage Your Server.
At the bottom lefthand corner of the screen, check the box beside Don't display this page at logon.
For Windows 2000:
From the Start menu, select Programs → Administrative Tools → Configure Your Server.
At the bottom of the screen, uncheck the box beside Show this screen at startup.
Using a command-line interface
Run the following command against a Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 machine to prevent the Manage/Configure Your Server screen from displaying for all users:
> reg add "\\
<ServerName>\HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ Setup\Welcome" /v srvwiz /t REG_DWORD /d 0
If a user logged in before you set the previous registry value, then you'll need to run this command to disable it for the logged-in user (note: this command must be run locally):
> reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Setup\Welcome\srvWiz" /ve /t REG_DWORD /d 0
' This code disables the Manage/Configure Your Server screen for all users ' (this only applies to users ...