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Windows 7: Log On Screen - Change

06 Jul 2011   #280

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by winandy597 View Post
How do I unistall windows 7 backround changer and just use windows to change my log on screen? I want to delete the .cmd and the .reg i just downloaded from this forum under option 4. I really don't want this program on my computer so how do I get rid of it. Please help me I really want windows to control that aspect of my computer. Where are the file located in the registry? Thank you for your help.
Hello Andrew, and welcome to Seven Forum.

Yes, just uninstalling the program is all that you will need to remove the program. However, you will only be able to use OPTION THREE to be able to change the log on screen from within Windows 7 without a program. If you wanted the default log on screen back, then be sure to change it back using the program before uninstalling it to make it easy.

Personally the program is completely safe. It does not run at all until you manually run it to change the log on screen, so you do not have to worry about a program that is always running in the background. Plus, it just makes changing the log on screen so much easier without fear of making a mistake in OPTION THREE that may cause other issues.

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11 Jul 2011   #281

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)

Thank you very much Brink, it worked flawless!

Is there any chance that this could decrease the performance on booting?

Best Regards,
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11 Jul 2011   #282

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Frederik. I have not ever noticed any decrease in the load time of the log on screen afterwards. However, I suppose that if the custom image you used was much over the default image's 2.5 MB in size, then it might take a second longer to load.
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12 Aug 2011   #283

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

hey where does option one program (windows 7 background changer) get some of its backgrounds? like i can see some pictures that are not in any of my folders..
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12 Aug 2011   #284

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello ManGFx64,

By default, the Windows 7 Background Changer program displays the backgrounds from within the C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper folder and all of it's subfolders. :)
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15 Aug 2011   #285

Dual booting: Ubuntu 10.10 & Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Thanks, maybe old but was very helpful. :)
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15 Aug 2011   #286

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Thank you Luis. Old, but always updated. :)
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21 Aug 2011   #287

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

thank you... again for as long as I've been using sevenforums you have solved every problem of mine its like you built the OS!
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15 Sep 2011   #288

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Really a full post of how to do it, thanks!
I just replaced the original .bmp there to see and worked as well.
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09 Oct 2011   #289

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (7600)

I'm not sure if anyone else has posted this already but i found that if you edit your .theme file with a txt editor to read SetLogonBackground=1 it will change your OEMBackground registry key automatically. Put your background image in the oobe/info/backgrounds folder as described above. Just another way to do it for those who might be hesitant to change their registry or run a file.
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