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Windows 7: Problem changing or restoring logon screen - Help plz !


15 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 
Problem changing or restoring logon screen - Help plz !

I tried resizing an jpg with Paint to use it as logon screen and before to save it a message showed saying that i will lose the transparency of the file but I save it and applied anyway.
My mistake cause since then, whatever I tried, I can't restore or replace that ugly thing that I created. I used "Windows 7 Logon Background Changer 1.5.2" , I did it manually by editing the registry but always the same thing, background changes but the white small window from the center it's always there and I can't get rid of it !
Is there any way to restore or change that ?
Thanks ... I would like to to attach a screenshot but I don't know how !
Help please !

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15 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64 bit
 
 

See this tutorial to learn to attatch pictures.

If you have the OS seperate from your main files you can simply reinstall windows.
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15 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 

To reinstall windows it's the only way? And I tried to take a screenshot of the image but I can't do it, pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del to get to the Logon screen ... Paint doesnt work there ... and again, reinstalling the windows its the only solution?
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15 Jul 2013   #4
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No reinstall is needed. Use a system restore point to before you messed up the logon screen. System Restore

You can't take a snip of the logon screen, you need to take a pic of it with a camera.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
Then upload it per the tutorial.
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15 Jul 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 

Ok Britton30, I'll use that, thanks and all the best !
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16 Jul 2013   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You could also try Option 2 of this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will not harm any data or programs you have installed it will try to find and repair any corrupt system files that you have. You may need to do this up to 3 times with a reboot after each scan.

Jerry
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16 Jul 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 

Thanks for answering Bongo !
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16 Jul 2013   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Hi cristy73

Go System Restore > System Restore
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16 Jul 2013   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You're Welcome

Did it fix your problem?
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16 Jul 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 

So ... that's good now, I tried run "System Restore" but I couldnt find any restore point even if I know I had 2 or 3 of them, so I did run "sfc /runnow" 3 times with restart after each one so all it's good now, I can handle it from here !
Thanks a lot to everyone who answered, this is the best "Windows 7 Help" forum, but I'm sure you all knows it by now.
Thanks again and all the best everyone !!!
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