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My own Lock Screen Picture does not show at startup

Q: My own Lock Screen Picture does not show at startup

After Upgrading to the new W10 platform download last weekend I now have the following issue: My sign in screen picture is no longer available. From the Lock Screen tab in settings I choose my own picture to display. The picture I have selected appears in the correct picture box in settings but when I restart my PC the startup page picture is one of Microsoft's own & mine is nowhere to be seen. I go back into settings/Lock Screen & there is my picture for all to see. I have tried both combinations of "Show Lock Screen Background On the Sign-In Screen" but the result is the same. Any ideas? merlin

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Show lock screen background picture on sign-in screen option is missing from Windows 10 1903 Version.
I am unable to set sign-in screen same as lock screen

Vishal

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I m running windows 8.1 pro. Please help me to solve this trouble.

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I got this error message "Setting the account picture failed, please try again". I need to know how to fix this, i got this error after i browsed the pic i wanted to use, if you guys know how to fix this thing, I'll thank you here's the screenshot, I'm not using a pirated copy of this OS, please help!

A:Can't change account picture / lock screen's picture

I don't know what may happen,but I think it worth to try:
First of all, go to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft
and copy the Default Account Pictures folder and then rename it to any name,after this open the original Default Account Pictures folder and delete the picture and the data file which belong to the user and try to change accaunt picture

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i m unable to change my windows 8 appearance as this menu is disable in my windows can anyone please help me as i m new to windows 8 ?

A:unable to customize lock screen, start screen, account picture

If you're using the official release of Windows 8 Enterprise trial, you'll need to activate it. PC Settings doesn't have an entry to Activate, so you'll need to go to the Desktop to do so. The little Action Center icon on the lower right hand side (a little flag) should have a red X. Click on it, and it should say you need to activate. Do so, and you'll get those customizing features unlocked.

Product Key Number - Change in Windows 8

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Does anyone know where that "default" lock screen picture in the windows eight consumers preview actually is on the disc? (The picture of the road winding across the plains into the far away snow-covered mountains...)

I would like to use it as my lock screen image in my new install of Windows 8 Pro, But I can't find the actual image anywhere on my hard drive ? Can anyone help?

A:Lock screen picture

Hello Philippo,

That image should be in the folder below in the Windows 8 CP. It's not in the Windows 8 Pro version anymore.

C:\Windows\Web\Screen

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a desktop and laptop, both are Windows 10 Pro, both are version 1607 and both are build version 14393.222 and both are fully updated. So why are the lock screens showing different pictures? On the laptop is show a nice Fall picture and on my desktop is showing some seascape picture.

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Hi, would just like to know if it is possible to have a gif on the lock screen instead of a picture?

A:Is it possible to have a gif on the lock screen instead of a picture?

Hi Josbeph,

I was curious and found THIS. I only briefed it, so I'm not certain if it works with the 'lock screen' image or not, however there is some info about the "Smart Screen." I did read something about using your own images "at regular intervals," which I kow is not what you were looking for, but I did not read through everything. It's also for Win-8.1, but I would suspect if it has that option, then Win-10 might as well.

It mentioned THIS program to help.
B1rd

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I have the same picture on my desktop as on my lock screen.
The one on the desktop looks ok but the one on the lock screen is cropped at the top and bottom.

Any ideas what to do with the one on the lock screen??
James

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With the Spotlight setting it is supposed to bring in a new image every day, but my new s340 is not. Everything is up to date. I tried all the recommended fixes. I wonder if other S340 owners see the picture changing? 

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Kinda having an odd issue. I use the windows spotlight to set my lock screen. So that it changes about once a day automatically. But when I reboot the computer, it reverts back to some old lock screen image I set manually a couple months ago. If I login to the PC and lock it again, then it will go back to the spotlight image. Not a huge deal, just thought this was odd.

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I have a feeling that I need to be a admin to change this feature. I can't understand why. 

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I can't figure why I get the generic gray circle with the person on it on my welcome screen when my computer starts up. My account shows my picture as a gold fish. My computer was set to auto login before I made the switch from windows 8.1 and upgraded to 10 and has been logging in with out my entering password since then just like the way I want it does anyone have any thoughts on the welcome screen thing?

A:Account picture does not show on welcome screen

Oh I'm bad its probably because I used that command thing to turn off the password log in.

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Well, what the title says...my camera's screen is grey when it is turned on, although I can still take pictures with it. The camera is a Sony DSC-S40 just to let you know. I don't know if it is the camera's inside hardware or the software that is creating the problem.
I want to know if I can fix this before sending it to Sony. So, if there is no help you can give me, is there anywhere else you can recommend to find a possible solution to this problem?
Thanks
 

A:Camera will not show picture on screen

Have you pushed the “Monitor” button to the lower left of the 4-way buttons? It cycles the display on and off. Can you see anything when you press the Menu button?

Assuming you know about the monitor switch you are probably going to find your LCD isn’t going to work. There is no menu setting I can think of that would cause the LCD to not display when you cycle the monitor switch.

And if you can’t see anything in menu mode the camera will have limited utility even though it has an optical viewfinder.
 

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I changed the picture for my lockscreen, but it is still that ugly abstract thing. Not sure what to do.

A:Lock screen picture change not taking effect?

Hi,
Thats a very common problem with Windows 8 users, before we start i just need to ask you one question:
_Change your account picture and see if it changes and tell me the results.
Alex.

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Hey everyone

Not going to explain my entire life on here, just a little question.
I want my laptop to have a nice dark theme to it
I have very sensitive eyes and normal brightness hurts very quickly.
So the only way i was able to nicely darken the screen, was to select one of the high contrast themes that comes preloaded with windows 8

and with a darkish desktop background, i think i did pretty well, I will try to post a picture up here so you can see what im talkng about, but im not sure if it will work

so anyway, i locked out of the computer, and took a look at the lock screen and it is this horrid looking dark blue purplish background, almost made me puke. Then i found out that you can change the background image

but

not for high contrast themes.

is there ANY way around this?
I dont care about the contrast, i just want a darker screen, and the only way i was able to achieve such freedom to change window colors and general colors was by selecting the high contrast theme and fiddling around with it.

I saved it as my own theme but theres no tricking this device, it still counts it as high contrast.

Does anybody know if i have any options around this? I have looked around for similar incidents, but nothing has come up yet.

any input is valued, friends

happy holidays.

A:Custom lock screen picture under High Contrast theme

Hello Ernastovich,

You should be able to select and use and image you like for your lock screen.

Lock Screen - Background Image - Change in Windows 8

OR

Lock Screen Background Image - Set Default in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello! First post on this fantastic forum which has sorted me out a number of times. However I can't find a solution for this issue , so I hope someone can help me!

Following a rollback to 8.1 after installing the full release of Windows 10 I've been unable to change the account pictures, lock screens or picture passwords for any user. I've tried the following.

Create new userRegistry change and GPE change Unable to change the image on the Lock Screen "'Lock Screen - Microsoft CommunityDeleting account pictures folderTaking ownership of, and deleting C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\SystemDataRunning sfc /scannow, several times after checking component store for corruption

It's driving me a bit nuts now! If anyone has any suggestions I'd be very grateful!

Thanks

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Hello,

I don't understand this, so apparently there are to ways to view info from certain apps on the Lock Screen but there are bugs that don't make it work:

1. A Detailed status; selecting the Mail app as for the detailed status doesn't show anything at all. All other apps shown in a detailed status work fine. When viewing the Lockscreen I can see that the Internet connection status in the right below corner has a circle in front of it.

2. A Quick status: NONE of my apps show any info (Mail, Weather, Calendar, messages) when I select them to show a quick status on my Lockscreen.

The Lockscreen I'm checking out is the one you get when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then choosing the "Lock" option.

What's the problem here and how can I solve this?

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Hi,

I've recently been testing out some face login programs, and although I have now uninstalled them all, it seems that my lock screen setup has been affected.

Whenever I *previously* used to lock my screen (using either Windows Key-L or after being woken from sleep or hibernation), it would show my user account tile with my user name, and under that was the password box (as in the picture below)

But now, when I lock my screen using Windows-L or when it locks automatically after being woken from sleep or hibernation, it just shows a smaller tile with my user name under it (as in the picture below), and the switch user button under it, but nowhere to enter a password.

I have to click on the tile and then that takes me to the first screen shown above where I am able to then enter the password. I know it seems a little picky but I did prefer the setup I had previously.

I've already tried changing the following settings in Local Security Policy without success:
Display user information when the session is locked
Do not display last user name
Does anyone know what I can do so that the lock screen with the password box is shown immediately (first pic above) when the computer is locked?

thanks in advance!

A:Lock screen doesn't show password box

Well, its seems to have fixed itself after I did a reboot... Also had to do a couple of system restores because some of my startup icons weren't appearing in the system tray...

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I have a fingerprint reader (UPEK Eikon) and Windows 7 Ultimate (for this problem it is the same as Vista).

Whenever I lock my computer it will show the fingerprint icon with information on scanning my fingerprint. I want it to show my user picture with my name on it and a password field, like it will if I hit "Switch User" and click on my picture.

How do I get it to do this?
 

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When Windows 8.1 starts up it would go to lock screen and then I would click the screen to get to the login page. There I would click my account and get to my desktop. I don't know what settings I changed but now I don't see the lock screen on startup and I get logged in automatically. I would like to revert back to the way it used to startup but I can't find how to do it.

A:Windows 8.1 lock screen doesn't show up anymore

Go to Start/Search and type netplwiz and press enter. Put a check in the box User must enter a user name and password to use this computer. Highlight your User Name and click Apply. Type in your password. Restart the computer.

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Hello.

Since a few days my lockscreen wallpaper on my Windows 8.1 system shows not properly. It looks like this:



When I press space I can insert my password.

When I restart my computer I get my lock screen wallpaper correctly, the bug is only when I lock my system or wake it up from sleep mode.

Anyone have any idea how to fix?

A:Windows 8.1 doesn't show lock screen wallpaper

hello, you could try running dism [DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8],and then do sfc /scannow from a command prompt [a administrator command prompt of course ]

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When Windows 8.1 starts up it would go to lock screen and then I would click the screen to get to the login page. There I would click my account and get to my desktop. I don't know what settings I changed but now I don't see the lock screen on startup and I get logged in automatically. I would like to revert back to the way it used to startup but I can't find how to do it.

A:Windows 8.1 lock screen doesn't show up anymore

Go to Start/Search and type netplwiz and press enter. Put a check in the box User must enter a user name and password to use this computer. Highlight your User Name and click Apply. Type in your password. Restart the computer.

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As the title says, it's very annoying and I would appreciate some help by you guys.

A:How to make Windows8.1 lock screen slide show not zoom in

Hi there Akatsuki, welcome to Windows EightForums!

In Lock Screen Slideshow settings make sure "Only use the pictures that will fit best on my screen" setting is On.

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I regularly use the 24 hour time format for all of my systems.
Its not a major issue I have now with Win10, but its annoying a bit.

Before I logon to Windows 10, the default lock screen theme has the time in 12 hour format instead of the 24 hour format.
In Windows, I set everything in 24 hour time. Period. I just don't like 12 hour time.
However, when I sign out or just by locking my screen, it does show the time in 24 hour format.
But when I reboot my system it shows the time in 12 hour format.

Is this a bug or what in Win10?

Thanks!

A:Win10 Default Lock Screen theme does not show 24 Hour Time

Mine shows 24 hour.

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Just installed Windows 10 on my primary laptop and the lock screen is a solid blue (if I change my theme color, the lock screen changes too). However, I have Windows Spotlight turned on. I've tried setting a static picture or slideshow as the background. I also confirmed that the files needed for Windows Spotlight are indeed downloaded onto my computer. It just refuses to change.

It's worth noting that on my secondary computer with Windows Insider builds, I have, and have been having, the same problem. Any ideas as to how to fix it?


My lock screen (apparently you can't screenshot the lock screen):


My settings app:


The folder where Windows Spotlight stores images:

A:Windows 10 Lock Screen Background Doesn't Show Up (stays theme color)

And blue is the accent color for that theme, correct?

After installing Windows 10 on my laptop my lock screen is experiencing the same problem as you, as well as in the desktop. In the desktop I found out that if I set a specific picture or slideshow and set the taskbar to detect color, the taskbar will switch colors to match the picture(s) as if they were displaying, but the pictures themselves don't actually appear on either the desktop or lockscreen.

If we are having an identical problem, that would mean that the pictures are still displaying, but the accent colors are taking priority over them, in a sense.

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These aren't very important problems, but I'm just curious why this happen after Anniversary Upgrade.
- When I start my PC or when I shutdown/restart, in the log screen there isn't my profile image. Just the generic blank one.
The image is still present when I click on Start button on desktop and in Control Panel. I also tried to set it again.
- I prefer a "blank" lock screen background as I had before, with no panorama pictures or nothing. How can I remove it?

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When starting up my PC, a chosen ?Welcome Screen? background picture shows, which has a small circle superimposed on it, and this circle contains a picture. I would simply like to have my chosen background picture appearing, that is, no circle and picture therein. Is there any way to arrange this, please?
 

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It seems ive tried different options and i still cant get to see a preview of the picture i have highlighted, i have to open it fully in order to see what it is .anyway to change this?

windows 7 btw

A:How do i get my picture icons to show the actual picture thumbnail?

Have a look at this tutorial Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
Try this tutorial if preview is turn on Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset
Jerry

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I am trying to figure out how to change my picture on my Windows 8 startup screen. I looked at a few tutorials on how to do it; so far nothing has worked out for me.

Thanks everyone!!!

A:How to Change Picture on Startup Screen

Originally Posted by ryguy7272


I am trying to figure out how to change my picture on my Windows 8 startup screen. I looked at a few tutorials on how to do it; so far nothing has worked out for me.

Thanks everyone!!!



Do you mean the lock screen, boot screen, or the start screen?

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Hi there,
I was given a pretty simple task - Change the lock screen for all computers in our organisation. Easy.

1) I went ahead and changed the GPO on the DC (server 2012) to point to the new picture.
2) After a GPupdate, within the windows session it works as it should ? the new picture shows when press Windows + L

So what?s the problem? We are predominantly a Wi Fi place and with these connections it shows the OLD picture at the start lock screen before you press enter to the login screen. Ethernet changes to the NEW picture fine at the start lock screen and with Windows +L

With the Wi Fi connections, I can literally see the old picture load before Wi Fi even has a chance to connect. Ethernet is quicker is always connected and shows the NEW picture.
So any ideas how I would make this work on Wi Fi?

Cheers

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I can change the lock screen image from Settings > Lock Screen without any problems and when I lock the computer my intended lock screen image is the one I chose, but when I boot the computer up or sign out the lock screen image is always some default W10 image.

I'm using W10 Home with the latest updates. I have the background on the lock screen settings page as "picture".

I've read that there's actually two separate lock screens: a default/welcome lock screen and a user lock screen. I'm guessing the one on startup and after a sign out is the default/welcome lock screen, but I can't find how to change it.

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Not that this is an earth shattering*problem (grin) but I was wondering if anyone has had a problem with their local account picture not showing up on their Welsome screen in Windows 10, 1607?

I am the only person that uses my* desktop PC and it's located in a secure environment so I chose to continue using my local account on my system vs my LIVE account.* In addition, my environment is secure enough that I also chose to have the system automatically log on so I don't have to enter my password each time I start my system.

Prior to the 1607 release my system would start up and jump immediately to my desktop just as it did in Windows 7.* After 1607*the Welcome screen momentarily displays before it displays my desktop.* When this Welcome screen momentarily is displayed, instead of displaying the photograph of me above my*first name*it instead displays the person symbol that Microsoft provides as an account default in the event that the user does not provide a picture of their own.
Now, I have a laptop that also is running Windows 10, 1607 that's setup the same way as my desktop PC and when I power up my laptop it does show my photograph of me above my first name on that Welcome screen.* I've double checked my desktop PC and the*my picture does properly show up if I go into account settings so I'm*clueless as to why the picture shows up on my laptop*during startup but not my desktop PC.* Again not an earth shattering problem but*I'd like to fix it if possible.**

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I've done this before on my desktop. I removed the picture and picture frame from the startup screen. But now I'm trying to do it on my netbook and I can't remember what file I edited to remove the frame.

Anyone know what file I may have edited?

EDIT: Is it Authui.dll?

A:Removing Picture Frame On Startup/Login Screen

Yes, its authui.dll. I was just looking at that file.

in all 3 uifiles (12400-12403, depending what button set you use)

Find:

UserTileTemplate

And do either of the two

<UserTile resid="UserTileTemplate" margin="rect(0rp,10rp,0rp,10rp)" height="0" layout="verticalflowlayout(0,2,2)" sheet="UsersStyle">

<UserTile resid="UserTileTemplate" margin="rect(0rp,10rp,0rp,10rp)" visible="false" layout="verticalflowlayout(0,2,2)" sheet="UsersStyle">

I would use the first since it actually shrinks it and doesnt take up space, the second method still uses up the space since its simply hidden.

And as always, back up your files before you attempt any mods to system files.

Good luck.

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I power my computer on and seems to startup fine and gets to the loading screen for windows. Then when its get to the screen where its suppose to sow the lock screen its just black. I can here the windows startup sound and can see my mouse and move it around but can't do anything. I have been trying to find a solution for the past couple days but can't get to much due to time restrictions. Deployed right now so I'm kinda limited on what resources I can use and instead of dicking around with this problem id just use my time to skype family and friends. I usually like to solve to computer problem myself for the know how but don't have the time.

A:wont show screen at startup

Seems like a graphic problem. Can you boot into Safe mode? If so, navigate to the device manager and uninstall (not disable) the graphics driver (under "Display Adapters") restart and, if successful, try and find a better driver.
If this is a new problem, you could try a restore which would do the same thing.

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I'm trying to get this Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop to start. I get a black screen with the cap lock light blinking when I turn it on. Occasionally it starts up normally but then returns to no start with the above described problem. I have removed the memory and the hard drive and reset them. Tried each memory stick individually in each memory location. I removed the battery and held the power button down. Several times I tried it and let the battery discharge while it was trying to start, then when the battery was dead, I plugged in the power and it started. I then removed the battery and started it 3 or 4 times and all was well. The next time, no start. I really could use some suggestions as I'm starting to pull my hair out and I don't have much left.
 

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This morning, when I was turning on my computer. (My computer is a Windows 7 64-bit, and the model is an ASUS CM5571) the ASUS logo did not appear in the beginning, however the rest of my computer turned on like normally. Whenever I usually turn on my computer, the first screen I see is this:

(Please note, this is not a photo I took, but rather found on google that is the same opening mine has)

However this morning, this logo did not appear this morning and I don't know if I should trying turning off or restarting my computer incase it was just a one time occurrence or if something's wrong. As I've said, nothing else was wrong and everything is running just fine on my computer, but this sort of bugged me and it's been one of a few quirky moments that has been happening this past months on my computer with a string of one time occurrences as well.

If anyone could off input on what I should do or what was the case of this, it would be greatly appreciated.

A:My ASUS booting screen does not show on startup

Boot into BIOS setup by tapping Delete, see if Quick Boot or something similar has been enabled.

Otherwise you can set BIOS to defaults after taking note of SATA controller setting and BIOS BOot order priority (you can change it to what you want, HD first is probably best).

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god i love win 10 i really do, if not for these few ridiculously unsolvable bugs pretty much rendering
my lappy unusable for hours at a time.

sys specs

i7-6700
12gb DDR4 RAM
nvidia GTX960M
Win 10 came preinstalled on the system, didn't start hangups until the upgrades started rolling in. Disabled that in the Admin tools. Still having the issue. On startup I get the bright cyan screen with the stupid white dot circle and "Please Wait"... on sleep mode initialization this thing doesn't even wake back up, have to hard reset and yea cyan screen with stupid white dot circle. On lock screen initialization, it will hang out with the default windows screen logo and the 3 buttons for power, accessibility and wifi access but the password field and my user name just wont appear immediately. Trying to solve this because I really don't want to roll back, but I've already backed up my system to another partition just in case I have to go back to Win 8. No BSOD's, no crashes, system runs flawlessly out of the box as it should. Only issue is the cyan screen and white spinning dots that can take up to 30 mins to 4 hours to let me login. BTW the admin user acct is local and not cloud based. IF anyone else has solved this issue I'm all ears. Thanks in advance. Have not yet uninstalled the updates either but I'm not even sure that will solve this issue, seems systemic.

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I've been having this issue for sometime now. . . My laptop allows me to turn it on and once I do the screen remains blank while the caps lock is flashing once every 3-4 seconds and the f10 key has a orange led light on. After leaving it on for a minute or 3 hoping that the screen turns on, the computer then just turns off. My laptop has been taken to repair shop but still has the same issues.  I have also tried about almost everything i have read online on the forums with others who have the same issue.  The weird thing is i'll pay no attention to my computer for about a day or two after constantly trying to get it to work and it'll then suddenly turn on with a message saying that there is a thermal issue with the fan or something.?  I would appreciate if someone would help me fix this situation so that i can no longer deal with it in the future. Thanks!

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Hello, Im having some problems figuring out why these two files fail to load during boot and need some help...Does anyone have some ideas?

\SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
\SystemRoot\System32\DRIVERS\srv.sys

A:everytime i start my laptop it will show startup repair screen

Hi Featherfish,

-The file NDProxy.sys is your network card device driver, Have you checked the manufacturer for the latest driver version?
-The file svr.sys is the Windows File Sharing Driver and properly crashing because your Network Device Driver is malfunctioning.
-Run a system file check by running SFC /SCANNOW from an Administrator command prompt.

cheers
dmex

(P.S. You need to be more polite and ask more clearly for our help because your original post would not get you help from anyone)

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Hi all.

In the not so old days most PC's would have a a setting in the bios where you could choose to either show the manufacturers logo or the BIOS POST screen on startup.

I have an Alienware Aurora R5. I'm really not that familiar with a UEFI bios and was wondering if it's possible to have a POST screen show on startup? And if so would I have to use the legacy bios option to do it.

Any input appreciated.

Cheers.
 

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I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, but it reset my custom lock screen image.  I tried re-applying it but the lock
screen preview in the settings is stuck on a load loop.  Does anyone know why that is and why it won't set my custom image as the new lock screen image?
i can't find the  C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Systemdata, folder,
in my laptop
how to get default lock screen images in 8.1? plz help me..

A:Lock Screen Custom Image Stuck on Load for Windows 8.1, (Can't see the default lock screen images)

Please take a look at this link and it should solve your problem.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/29621-start-screen-set-default-background-image-windows-8-1-a.html

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Hi,

how to disable Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages?



I have desktop pc with two keyboards usb and bluetooth. Also TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack software, but in device manager: keyboard > hid keyboard device both using microsoft drivers. And I dont have any software installed for keyboards. Also bluetooth has separate system tray indications (it is also disabled) so its not that. I made some googling and found other fix it with Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Widcomm\BTConfig\General KeyIndication set to 0, but I dont have it in registry. Acualy I dont have anywhere in registry KeyIndication. So any ideas how to disable it? Thanks

A:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages

Hi,

You'll find that the messages are controlled by a piece of software that came pre-installed on your machine when you bought it. Try looking for a Hotkey managing app to see if the notifications can be disabled.


OS

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Hello,
I have a dell Inspiron 15 N5010 which is about 4 years old. It was working properly, but suddenly it went off and when i restarted it, there was nothing which appeared on screen, but  there was a beep sound which went on until i turned my laptop off. Even the startup screen didnt appeared during this. The power button lights up, fan is running, but the screen is not coming up.
I have noticed one thing also, if i put it on for long time, so that it gains enough heat due to constatnt running and then I restart it, the screen will come. and after sometime, the screen distorts and after few seconds, the laptop screen turns black and the beep sound appears which start crying until i turn laptop off.
Thanks in advance for any help that is actually helpful.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 N5010 Beeps on startup continuously and wont show screen

Hi letsrock35 ,
I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if you are able to switch ON the system properly without beeps.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check if you are able to turn on the system properly without beeps.

Also, I would suggest that you run the diagnostics on the computer by following the steps mentioned in the video below and check if there is any issue with the hardware on your system.
http://dell.to/164l6g4
Please let us know the number of beep codes you receive they should beep in a pattern. In addition, connect an external display to check if the issue reoccurs.

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