Disable first animation
Since Windows 8, an animation is present when first connecting to a local or domain user. In order to reduce the time of connection on the first logon, it is necessary to disable the animation
How to disable the animation
Deactivation occurs through a group policy or registry modification. Regarding group policy, it can be local to the posts or type AD domain. In the latter case, it is necessary to proceed with the creation of the strategy from an AD domain controller. Dans le cas d’une stratégie de groupe local, accédez à la console gpedit.msc. Running this file allows the opening of the Group Policy Editor console that allows the modification of group policy. Expand the nodes Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / System / logon
Accessing the show animation in the first connection parameter and selected setting disabled. Click OK to commit the change.
The setting is now applied at the first opening of session ‘ a local user or domain, the animation will not be launched.
How to settings this parameter on a workstation deployment
It may be interesting to industrialize the configuration of newly installed workstation. To do this, it is possible to configure the deployment server to apply the setting. On a MDT or SCCM server, the configuration occurs through the task sequence. The modification of the registry database can therefore be performed during deployment using a DOS command or a reg file. The registry key to change is as follows:
Value DWORD 32 EnableFirstLogonAnimation can have two values:
0 – Disable first sign-in animation
1 – Enable first sign-in animation
Therefore, configure the DWORD value with a value to 0 to disable animation during the first logon. Subsequently, during logon of users from the domain or local users the animation will not appear.