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I would like to require ctrl+alt+delete to login at the beginning of boot up, and I would also like to have a notification come up stating that the system is actively monitored and tracked, how do I do this in Windows 7 Professional (64bit)?

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Here is a blog article showing how to configure that option using the Group Policy Editor :

You'll need to use method #2 (Run secpol.msc, expand Local Policy -> Security Options), and change the policies:

  • Interactive logon: Message text for users attempting to log on (Make this Enabled and enter your desired message)
  • Interactive logon: Message title for users attempting to log on (Make this Enabled and enter your desired caption)

in addition to

  • Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL (Make this Disabled, instead of Not Defined, in order to require CAD)

as mentioned in the post.

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Nice, thanks, but that is only a partial answer to the question. I would also like to put up a notification, how do I do that? I assume the same tool, but... –  Thomas W. Jun 25 '12 at 15:18
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@LordofTime: Patience, man, you got an answer in under 10 minutes, for free. –  Ben Voigt Jun 25 '12 at 15:20
    
@Oliver: How's that? Should be enough detail to follow, without lifting any screenshots without permission from the blog. –  Ben Voigt Jun 25 '12 at 15:25
    
Indeed, i needed this quickly, though, because this system needs to go to a supervisor (they got a new system, and this was the last part of the policies i needed to set). I figured out the second half, though, in the same screen, its "Interactive Logon: Message Title for Users Attempting to Log On", and "Interactive Logon: Message Text for Users Attempting to Log On" –  Thomas W. Jun 25 '12 at 15:31
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