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Windows 7: Change log in

12 Aug 2009   #1
LukeyP266

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Change log in

So what i would like to do is change the view of the log in box when i go to log in. So instead of having the standard background colour then picture etc i would like something a little more interesting like a picture. Does any one know how to do this? I know that you can do this is XP.


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12 Aug 2009   #2
ShazaM

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 

The hard way (DIY):

Quote:
Follow the procedure below to change the Windows 7 logon screen.
1. Download the registry file from here. Extract the file and double-click on the file to enable this feature (Alternative method: right-click, select Merge).

2. Now, head over to the following folder:
C:\Windows\System32\oobe (“C” is your Windows Seven Installation drive)

3. Here, create a new folder named Info. Again, create a new folder inside the Info folder and rename it as backgrounds.

4. Copy your favorite image file to this folder and rename it as backgroundDefault. Note that the image must be in JPG format and the size should be less than 256 KB.

5. You are done. Reboot your system and see the change.
The following files (sorted by width-to-height ratio) are supported in C:\Windows\System32\oobe\Info\Backgrounds folder:
* backgroundDefault.jpg
* background7681280.jpg (0.6)
* background9001440.jpg (0.625)
* background9601280.jpg (0.75)
* background10241280.jpg (0.8)
* background12801024.jpg (1.25)
* background1024768.jpg (1.33-)
* background1280960.jpg (1.33-)
* background16001200.jpg (1.33-)
* background1440900.jpg (1.6)
* background19201200.jpg (1.6)
* background1280768.jpg (1.66-)
* background1360768.jpg (1.770833-)

The 3rd Party way:

Hope that helps.
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12 Aug 2009   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LukeyP266 View Post
So what i would like to do is change the view of the log in box when i go to log in. So instead of having the standard background colour then picture etc i would like something a little more interesting like a picture. Does any one know how to do this? I know that you can do this is XP.
Hello Lukey,

This will help show you how to easily change the log on screen background image to one of your choice.

Log On Screen - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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