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Windows 7: Remove the Login Screen Icon

01 Aug 2011   #1
s0uLFir3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Remove the Login Screen Icon

Okay, I've been changing the Login Screen Background, but what I really want to do is remove the Icon (the User Account Picture).
I want to remove the whole thing, I just want my Username Showing and a box under it to type the Password. Is that possible?

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.

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01 Aug 2011   #2
brady

 

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01 Aug 2011   #3
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

You can try the solution at this page
Or you can apply the registry hack called: Windows classic log on screen windows 7.
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01 Aug 2011   #4
s0uLFir3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you guys, but I don't think I was clear with what I want to do.. I'll try again..
I want to log in. I want that page there.. I want everything to be there, just that I want to remove the User Account Picture from there..
Maybe the picture I've attached helps..

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Or maybe even make it completely transparent! :S


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01 Aug 2011   #5
Zoppa

Windows 7 Professional (32bit & 64bit)
 
 

Hello,

that is exactly what this post is all about:

Removing Picture Frame On Startup/Login Screen

I am not sure how to get it to work, or if it works at all. If I
manage to get it done, I'll post a step-by-step solution there.
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02 Aug 2011   #6
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

I found something handy.
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19 Mar 2012   #7
isamudysan

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

i was actually looking for this as well, and i did find something to that affect. i used logon workshop to not removed the pic, but made it invisible.

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the app was posted on this thread: Logon WorkShop. but, the actual link to DL the file was removed. no worries, you can DL the file here: http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=§ion=&q=logon+workshop#/d4dvvj3

it's a great program to use, doesn't have any support whatsoever, so you'll have to figure things out for/by yourself -- much like i did...LOL once you work with it for a while, things will become much easier to understand. enjoy.

EDIT: oh, and with LWS (logon workshop) you can do a lot of things on the logon screen. like how i have the login area to the right of the screen instead of the default in-the-middle-of-the-screen area. i also moved my shutdown button to the left of the screen as well, but you won't see it on the "locked" logon screen.


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20 Mar 2012   #8
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks it did the trick for me as well, just be careful
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20 Mar 2012   #9
isamudysan

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Thanks it did the trick for me as well, just be careful

yup i know what you mean. i had to do a system restore (from restore point) cuz my logon screen was, well, nothing but a black screen LOL. edit with care and do create restore points.
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20 Mar 2012   #10
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

I figured it out! Windows can't stand transparent images (if you use one Windows will fail to load the logon screen!!) , so if you want to make something transparent you need to:

A: set 0 pixel size for the button/object
B (when A is not an option): create a small image (eg. 20x20 px) and create a 1% opacity (it seems you can't to go any lower) 1 pixel dot so the image is no longer transparent and it will work fine!

Cheers!
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