Desktop setting of all users


The desktop settings of all the users at the endpoint can be viewed using this script.

For each user, the following desktop properties will be listed,

  • BorderWidth : Defines the width of the borders around all windows with adjustable borders.
  • Cursor Blink Rate : Length of time between successive cursor blinks.
  • Drag Full Windows : Contents of a window are shown when a user moves the window.
  • Icon Title Face Name : Font used for the names of the icons.
  • Icon Title Size : Font size of the icon.
  • Icon Title Wrap : Icon's title text wraps to the next line.
  • Name : Name that identifies the current desktop profile.(Username)
  • Pattern : Name of the pattern used as the background for the desktop.
  • Screen Saver Active : Define whether Screen saver is active.
  • Setting ID : Identifier by which the current object is known.
  • Wallpaper : File name for the wallpaper design on the background of the desktop.
  • Wallpaper Stretched : Define whether the Wallpaper is stretched to fill the entire screen or not
  • Wallpaper Tiled : Define whether the Wallpaper is tiled or centered.

def display_desktop_setting():
    import os
    import ctypes
    import re
    class disable_file_system_redirection:
            _disable = ctypes.windll.kernel32.Wow64DisableWow64FsRedirection
            _revert = ctypes.windll.kernel32.Wow64RevertWow64FsRedirection
            def __enter__(self):
                self.old_value = ctypes.c_long()
                self.success = self._disable(ctypes.byref(self.old_value))
            def __exit__(self, type, value, traceback):
                if self.success:
    with disable_file_system_redirection():                
            On Error Resume Next

            strComputer = "."
            Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
            & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

            Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Desktop")

            For Each objItem in colItems
            Wscript.Echo "Border Width: " & objItem.BorderWidth
            Wscript.Echo "Cursor Blink Rate: " & objItem.CursorBlinkRate
            Wscript.Echo "Drag Full Windows: " & objItem.DragFullWindows
            Wscript.Echo "Icon Title Face Name: " & objItem.IconTitleFaceName
            Wscript.Echo "Icon Title Size: " & objItem.IconTitleSize
            Wscript.Echo "Icon Title Wrap: " & objItem.IconTitleWrap
            Wscript.Echo "Name: " & objItem.Name
            Wscript.Echo "Pattern: " & objItem.Pattern
            Wscript.Echo "Screen Saver Active: " & objItem.ScreenSaverActive
            Wscript.Echo "Setting ID: " & objItem.SettingID
            Wscript.Echo "Wallpaper: " & objItem.Wallpaper
            Wscript.Echo "Wallpaper Stretched: " & objItem.WallpaperStretched
            Wscript.Echo "Wallpaper Tiled: " & objItem.WallpaperTiled

        path =os.environ['TEMP']
        file = path+'\\'+'Desktop_setting_details.vbs'
        fobj= open(file, "w");
        run=os.popen('cscript.exe '+file).read();
        print("The Desktop setting of the  device is 
        print run 
        except OSError:



20170512-List_Desktop_Settings_For_All_Users.json (3.48 KB)