Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Is it possible to remove the user acccount picture?

22 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Is it possible to remove the user acccount picture?

I want to remove my user account picture (and the glass frame too), specifically from the log on screen. Is there any way I can do this?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BreakGuy View Post
I want to remove my user account picture (and the glass frame too), specifically from the log on screen. Is there any way I can do this?


Hi and welcome
Yes you can remove it and replace it with a default picture.
1. Control Panel
2. User Accounts
3. Select your Account
4. Select Change your Picture.
5. Select your picture or find one on your hard drive and save.

That's it.

Let us know if you have any problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I don't want to change my picture. I want to remove it completely. Frame and all. I don't like having user account pictures, hence my reason to not have one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


23 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 & 64 -(Boot Camped Snow Leopard on a Mac Mini)
 
 

See Log On with User Name and Password . I believe this will accomplish what you want, but it will still have a empty picture frame.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

So no way to remove the frame too?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #6

Win 7
 
 

i think i know how,
but it haven't been tested yet.
first you set your users pic to a blank 1,
s you will see only the frame.
after that you use a res hacker to edit explorer.exe.
in the explorer.exe you go to bitmaps and then navigate to those files and replace them with blank images as well,
7013, 7014, 7015, and 7016
the 7013 is the task bar 1 (not proven only by scale)

so just replace your acc pic to blank pic
and the 7013-7016 bitmaps to blank images

you can also wait for me to upload the edited 1 a made.
im uploading it right now

here is my edited explorer.exe,
http://********************/?d=W1I1DJNA
note, i use win 7 ultimate 32bit,
so if you use other o/p pls make a restore pont first.
and not responsible for nothing that might happen to your win/comp
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #7
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iClone View Post
i think i know how,
but it haven't been tested yet.
first you set your users pic to a blank 1,
s you will see only the frame.
after that you use a res hacker to edit explorer.exe.
in the explorer.exe you go to bitmaps and then navigate to those files and replace them with blank images as well,
7013, 7014, 7015, and 7016
the 7013 is the task bar 1 (not proven only by scale)

so just replace your acc pic to blank pic
and the 7013-7016 bitmaps to blank images

you can also wait for me to upload the edited 1 a made.
im uploading it right now

here is my edited explorer.exe,
MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service
note, i use win 7 ultimate 32bit,
so if you use other o/p pls make a restore pont first.
and not responsible for nothing that might happen to your win/comp
Nice tip!

I'm running x64...but i'll give it a try. Could be useful in certain custom themes
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #8

Win 7
 
 

sure no prob,
happy to help
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #9

 

The only way i know how to move the user picture from the start menu is to apply a stylehack in WSB and save an custom msstyles with it in it
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #10

Win 7
 
 

well
i found a little problem,
no matters what image i use for the user image, it wont show blank,
it will show white or black
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Is it possible to remove the user acccount picture?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Is it possible to remove the user acccount picture?
Thread Forum
Remove User Picture from Start Menu Customization
User Picture Tuner - change the user picture settings in Start Menu Free Developer Programs and Projects
Any way to remove user picture frame in log on screen? Customization
Remove user picture from start menu Customization
"Remove" User Picture! Help Please. Customization
Remove User picture from start menu? Customization

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33