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This article describes how to add a carriage return to the Legal Notice text in Windows NT.
You can configure Windows NT to display a Legal Notice message to users before they can log on to the system. At the end of the message, users must click OK before the logon dialog box is displayed.
If the message contains more than one paragraph, you can add a carriage return so that the message is displayed as intended (even if the display resolution on the computer changes). For additional information about the Legal Notice banner in Windows NT, please click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
101063Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/101063/EN-US/ )Windows Logon Welcome, Displaying Warning Message
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To add a carriage return to the Legal Notice text of a logon dialog box, follow these steps:
Article ID: 238149 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.2