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Windows 7: If you dislike the new logon screen with the Dove (build 7057) -- solution


16 Mar 2009   #1

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 
If you dislike the new logon screen with the Dove (build 7057) -- solution

Thankgoodness for guys like Stardock.

If you really dislike the pale blue logon screen with that ridiculous "Peace Dove" (ZAP it someone) please
then GOOD news.

Stardocks LOGONSTUDIO works on both X-86 and x-64 versions of Windows 7 including build 7057 (which is the one with the hideous Dove on it and the pale blue insipid colour).

Whilst the supplied screens aren't very adventurous you can download others or "Roll your Own".

Maybe we should have a competition here -- It's a bit difficult to post the image as one hasn't logged in yet --so you can't capture the screen.

I might have a go by using a VM and then capturing the Virtual Machine image from the Host OS.

anyway here's the link

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/logonstudiovista.html

(thankyou guys from Stardock -- I was getting SICK looking at the hideous screens on some machines).


Cheers
jimbo


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16 Mar 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You could also just do this. lol

Log On Screen - Change

And it's not a dove, it's a hummingbird.
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16 Mar 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

No need for 3rd party software

The ability is built into the OS

Log On Screen - Change
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16 Mar 2009   #4

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 

Thanks guys
Even easier

I'm glad I'm not the only one who hated the 7057 build logon screen.

What would we have done before "Google" and "The Internet"

cheers
jimbo
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16 Mar 2009   #5

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 

Hi Barman58 -- was recently in Wales for the Car Rally.

Great Bar in central Swansea's Wind st -- "The No Sign Bar". (Also plenty of other places for mischief and mayhem in Wind st Loads of young ladies with various (diminishing) layers of clothing on.


Couldn't believe how people were complaining at about 3 flakes of snow calling it "Winter" -- temp was even above 0 deg C.

BTW thanks again for the logon tip --worked a treat.

cheers
jimbo
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16 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I actually like the logon Nice tut btw brink as always.
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16 Mar 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

I don't actually mind it myself - a bit bright I will agree

But anything's better than some part eaten fruit
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16 Mar 2009   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I agree with ya there!
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16 Mar 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I'm sure they'll change it at some point, if they see how much people dislike it.
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16 Mar 2009   #10

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

we all have to admit it's a bit girly...would be perfect for my girlfriend but I would prefer a more "standard" one, at least for the default one.

It would be nice though if they let you change it with some tool or through themes... I mean, why let so many third party software doing it, or use registry editing methods, when they could just ask you to submit a picture of your preference for the logon screen??

Customizations and themes is one thing M$ was never that good at...
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