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Logon screen, change/remove logon picture

Q: Logon screen, change/remove logon picture

Hi,

Is there a way to remove the logon picture.

or make the picture smaller.

it ruins my logon wallpaper
let me know!

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A: Logon screen, change/remove logon picture

There are some links in this thread which may be of help - Remove the Login Screen Icon

Danny

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Hi there,

I have a windows 7 pc in a "domain", so when you get to the initial windows 7 welcome screen (prior to logging in as a user), you get a blank transparent Picture

A:How to change Logon screen Picture frame (before logon)

Its ok, managed to get it working, seemed to work when i did it again, strange. No blank picture frame now, just a customised "picture frame" that appears prior to logon, just what I was after. Hope this helps anyone else trying to achieve this.

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I am trying, with no success so far, to change the picture on the Windows Security screen that comes up when I log on to a network location to the same as my User Account picture. Anyone any ideas.

A:Change the picture on Windows Security logon on screen

Welcome to the Seven Forums

Can you post a screenshot of what you are trying to change?
And post how you get to that screen also.

I did not have a network to login to but I will try to help you.

Jerry

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Hi everybody,

I've been trying to change my user account picture in the control panel, it worked, and it showed up in the start menu, but it didn't change in the logon screen (still dell default icon). Does anybody know what's wrong?

My system is Dell precision M6600, win7pro 64-bit. My user account has administrator right (in fact I am the only user).

Thanks!

A:can not change user account picture on logon screen

I hope this tutorial will help you to get rid of Dell's stuff.

Clean Up Factory Bloatware

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Hello. I found this






  
Quote: Originally Posted by Zoppa


First of all, I did this on my x86 System, so the following
explanations are meant for a 32bit System. The solution for a x64
will be similar, only the file or folder names will probably be
different?

IMPORTANT: NO WARRENTY CAN/WILL BE GIVEN. It worked for me, it
PROBABLY will work for you. PLEASE read ALL steps before actually
doing any of them, to make sure you understand what I try to do
so nothing is missed/misunderstood! All changes made to your system
and its files are at you OWN risk, as always

It is assumed that you know how to change/check ownership and
permissions on files. If not, please read at least something like
the folowing link, or check other sources!

Windows 7 Take Ownership & Grant Permissions to Access Files & Folder

Very well, let's get to it then

Step 1) Locate authui.dll in the dir "C:\Windows\System32\" and make
a backup in some other folder.
Note: the rights/permissions and the ownership will be
changed for the backup. Check out how the original settings
on the original file in System32 are before you copy it, in
order to restore them after the changes. I did it this way,
so restoring the original settings. I don't know if it works
without resetting the ownership/permissions afterwards!

Step 2)
Download a tool to modify resources like exe/dll. I used
"Resource Tuner" which comes with a 30day trial.

R... Read more

A:Remove logon screen picture frame

I dont think thats possible.

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found the following video to disable the request for a password when logging into win 8.1 which is great, but i would like to know if there is any way to use a custom image and not just change the color on that screen, or if i can make it more like the win 7 logon screen? thanks

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found the following video to disable the request for a password when logging into win 8.1 which is great, but i would like to know if there is any way to use a custom image and not just change the color on that screen, or if i can make it more like the win 7 logon screen? thanks

A:Remove Or Change Win 8.1 Logon On Screen

Hello The Nude Dude,

This would be better asked at our sister site EightForums.com instead. )

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Hello---

I have what I hope is a simple question---the logon image on XP is a set of chess pieces and I would like to change it to a photo I have in my pictures. I have gone to appearances and screen saver but I am stumped as to how it can be done. I am sure there is a simple answer but I must be missing it simply by not being able to see what to click on. Thank you, any help would be greatly appreciated. [email protected]
 

A:Windows XP logon picture change?

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Hello,

I am currently building a Steam Machine with Windows 8.1, so I try to hide as much as possible Windows
Currently only one element is a problem for me, the user picture on the logon Screen.
I know it was possible to remove Windows 7 via editing the file authui.dll, but in Windows 8.1 this method is no longer functional
I'm looking for a way to remove it or just hide it ? (I already try to put a black image, but there's still the edges that are still visible.)
thank you. (...and sorry for possible spelling mistakes)

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Hi all,

I'm specifically looking for a way to change the logon screen Windows logo from its (personally) ugly appearence to white (both examples attached), I'd rather not remove the logo because I have it in my head that a plain white logo would match the "Windows 7 Home Premium/Ultimate/etc" text at the bottom of the screen.

I have opened authui.dll in notepad although I'm not too sure if it is possible to edit this .dll with notepad. I really do not want to use a resource hacker program to do it. I mean, I'm quite happy going into the registry to activate my own logon background and as happy editing a picture to fit nicely to my resolution! Hell, I go into the registry to do what most merge a downloaded .reg file to do! I am perfectly happy customizing Windows manually as I believe its a perfect way of being able to undo any problems that occur.

Excuse the length of this post and an apparent rant, I really am hoping that there is an "offline" method of customizing the logon logo!


EDIT: I don't mean the Boot animation. I just realized it may seem so by the attached images!

Cheers!

A:Logon Screen "Windows 7" logo remove/change?

Is this what you are looking for?

How to Change the Windows 7 Log On Screen Background

HTH.

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Hi, I found this pic on the internet:



I was wondering how to put a picture in the box which on the picture has a laptop and how to change the text of the words "Username" and "Password"

Do I need to change a registry or edit a file.

Thanks,

Thomas

A:HELP! How To Add A Picture To The Box In The Logon Screen!

To answer your first question (how to change your login picture under Windows 7):
This tutorial by Brink will help you:
User Account Picture - Change

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My method for automatically changing the Windows 7 logon/logoff wallpaper with every logon.

Step 1: Use one of the many guides on the web to enable custom/oem logon wallpaper, such as Brink's: Log On Screen - Change


Step 2: Copy whatever JPEG images you want to use for logon/logoff wallpaper in to C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds
You do not need to rename them -- just so long as their file extension is JPG or JPEG they'll be fine.


Step 3: Copy the following into C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds\rand.vbs

Code:
'=========================================
'rand.vbs
'Random logon/logoff wallpaper generator
'Author: [email protected]
'=========================================

Option Explicit
Dim objFSO, objFolder, objFile, colFiles
Dim min, max, result, aWallpaper(100)

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(".\")
min = 1
max = 0

Set colFiles = objFolder.Files
For Each objFile in colFiles
If ((LCase(Right(CStr(objFile.Name), 3)) = "jpg") Or (LCase(Right(CStr(objFile.Name), 4)) = "jpeg")) Then
If NOT (CStr(objFile.Name) = "backgroundDefault.jpg") Then
max = max + 1
aWallpaper(max) = CStr(objFile.Name)
End If
End If
Next

Randomize
result = Int((max-min+1)*Rnd+min)

objFSO.CopyFile ".\" & aWallpaper(result), ".\" & "backgroundDefault.jpg", True
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A:Logon Wallpaper - automatically change w/ every logon

You may want to link to this in your thread: Task Scheduler - Create New Task

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This has probably been asked, but I couldn't find it...

Is there any code available or a way to remove the logon picture or icon on the logon screen?

So, only the password would show?

A:Windows Logon Screen Picture

You could use the Tweaks.com Logon Wallpaper Changer to change the background, but I have never seen an option to remove the user account photo.

Log On Screen - Change

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Windows 7 User Picture Frame Changer is very cool tool for windows se7en users but could anyone tell me where to get a cool frame?

A:need a logon screen picture frame

Welcome to the Seven Forums
Here is 3 from the maker of the app Windows 7 User Picture Frame Changer - User Picture Frames - door2windows Forum
You could use them to make your own.
Jerry

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Hello,
My system windows 7 has been showing the logon screen after cicking on my account,.
It shows welcome and again its shows logon screen.
I logged  in with safe mode and created another account . New account worked fine. After shut down and i again logged in,It shows same problem.
Again logon screen is displaying
Kindly help meee out

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Hi there people!!!!!!

I was wondering if there is a way in which you can change the size of the user picture in the logon screen... What I mean here... is that, no matter the picture you use for it, the logon screen shows it at a "fixed" size... but sometimes, it is shown in a little frame, while in other PC's, you can see it bigger... I don't know if it's matter of resolutions... I hope I'm getting understood...

Is there a way to control or change that?

Thanks in advance people.

See ya!!!

A:Logon screen user picture size

Not without a funky res hack.
Which logon screen do you mean? There is the classic and the new one...

I did also notice that the user pic is a little larger if you're logged in and have locked the workstation.

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Ok so I went in and changed the back ground pic in Windows/System32/oobe/info/backgrounds folder, changed the name and instead of it changing to the one I put in there it changed it to some pic with flowers on it and a bird. I have made sure it is Jpg format I made sure it is the same size as the first one as well. Any idea what might be going wrong?

A:Failed at changing Logon screen Picture.

Welcome to Seven Forums FoxAnderson. There are restrictions on size and such. I was going to do it manually initially, but found such an easy automated method that it was not worth it for me. Try this small, free program. It only changes the background. It doesn't need to be installed, and doesn't run in the background once the image is changed.

Tweaks.com Logon Changer for Windows 7

A Guy

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Does anyone know if there is a way to change the user picture frame on the logon screen, similar to the way you would change it on the start menu?

A:Logon Screen User Picture Frame

Oh wait... no. :/

The only way I know how to do it is by going to to Start> Control Panel> User Accounts and Family Safety> User Accounts> Change your picture

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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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Hi At my company we have Lenovo L460 with windows 7 and Cisco anyconnect 4.3 - we have a sim card with 4G data connection to a service provider(Telenor).When I have logon screen for windows 7, I can see with FN+F8 that the wireless WAN is "on", but when I try to connect/logon with the cisco anyconnect "start before logon" module the cisco say that it can't see any internet connection. And I tried to wait for 3-4 minutes so all services where running, but no connection.... If I uses the Wifi connection then it just goes smooth... If I logon to windows 7 and then start the mobile data connection at logon to cisco anyconnect there is NO problem.. So are there somebody who can say that:1. Huawei does not support cisco anyconnect SBL?2. Lenovo does not allow you to start a mobile connection before you logon windows ?3. Or something? A lot of thanks in advance!!!!!!!! Regards niels

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Hi everyone,
I am so glad to have found this forum and to see that others in the past with similar problems have had them resolved, looking forward to nutting this one out
ISSUE
The computer is a win XP with RAID that freezes the mouse and the keyboard if a mouse or keyboard button is touched at the logon screen.
The mouse works fine until a button is pressed, you can even click on a user but are unable to enter a password due to the keyboard and mouse freezing at this moment.
NOTE: originally happened with a USB keyboard and USB mouse, using PS2 keyboard and mouse.
BACKGROUND
I am writing about my fathers old computer which suddenly started “freezing up” at the logon screen, after he wasted weeks trying to get it to work he decided that it was a hardware issue and bought himself a new computer.
Since then I have proved that there was no hardware error by putting an extra HDD in and installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Everything functions fine under Ubuntu and the files are able to be accessed on the RAID.
DESIRED OUTCOME
While i can access and copy files as needed from the RAID i would like to return access to the win XP install and let my father use it again.
STEPS TAKEN SO FAR
I first attempted to run Live rescue CD's but they could not find the RAID drive.
- Bit Defender Rescue CD – Saw the ubuntu drive, no RAID
- Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 – Didn't see any HDD's.
So I ran the following AV programs from ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
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A:Unable to logon, Win XP with RAID, KB & mouse freeze at logon screen

So you are able to run the machine  using PS2 keyboard and mouse.
 
 
Step 1: 
 
Download and install LogonFix
 
Click the Highlighted button.
 

 
When prompted select yes.
Allow the program to reboot your machine as well when prompted.
 
 
Step 2:
 
Download drivecleanup.zip to your desktop.
CLICK HERE to determine whether you're running 32-bit or 64-bit for Windows.
Once the determination has been made open either the 32-bit or 64-bit folder.
Right Click the .exe on the inside of the folder and run as admin.
A command prompt window will open telling you what has been removed upon completion.
Note: All usb devices must be removed from your machine during this step, except your keyboard and mouse of course. 
 
Step 3:
 
 

 
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop.
Close any open windows
Double click the TFC icon to run the program. (Vista/7/8 Users, Right Click and select Run as Admin)
TFC will close all open programs itself in order to run
Click the Start button to begin the process
Allow TFC to run uninterrupted
Once its finished it should automatically reboot your machine, if it doesn't, manually reboot to ensure a complete clean.

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I have upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. During the procedure a screen showed that Dell Access had to be removed before Windows 10 could be installed.
It was removed, and everything else went smoothly.
Now during logon, at the login screen, the system will take a while to initialize, and say "Failure to initialize". Luckily I am able to login using a password.
I want to use the fingerprint reader to login. Dell says that this system have no issues with upgrading to Windows 10, but not now. So how can I solve this problem?
I will like to do either the following:
1. Get the fingerprint reader working.
2. If it cannot work, I want the logon screen to stop trying to initialize and just use password to logon.

Also, I am getting 2-3 nos of the same user on the login screen. There is only 1 user on this computer but I see mostly 2 but sometimes 3 of the same on the lower left of the logon screen. I also want to remove the extras. Not an issue, but I think it may be related to the above as well.

Thanks.

M.Wan

A:Precision M4700 Win10 upgrade - Failure to initialize fingerprint reader during logon, and multiple same users on logon screen

I'm getting the same thing and the same lack of response.  Has anyone from DELL done any research on this?

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Vanilla Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop running Windows Vista. It has never had a login account or password protection, and is only used in single user mode.

Yesterday, start-ups fine, no password. Today, I'm presented with the user logon widow prompting me for a password, and cannot logon to Vista!

No-one has meddled with the laptop. Don't know if SP1 was automatically downloaded
and installed - whatever the factory defaults were from Dell. I've not seen any references to this kind of issue on Vista, but have heard about a similar thing with NT.

Any suggestions how this could have happened?

Yes - I know I can reset passwords using the NT Password Editor (http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/).
 

A:Vista logon screen for single user logon

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Hi I want to change my logon and boot screen in xp and ever since i did the xp updates it will not allow me to do this it actually crashes my os and i have to format to recover. Anyone got any suggestions?
 

A:cannot change logon screen xp

Try logging on as an administrator to make the change,if it works,then your problem is that your user account needs to be given administrative access.
 

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hi
1 month ago, i've installed windows 7 and i'm lovin it.
I have already changed my logon picture but i saw one thing that interested me.
someone knows how to do what is seen in the picture, how to move that

A:logon screen change. help

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pajolool


hi
1 month ago, i've installed windows 7 and i'm lovin it.
I have already changed my logon picture but i saw one thing that interested me.
someone knows how to do what is seen in the picture, how to move that



How to move that?
What that are you trying to move? that background is built into win 7

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Hi all,

I?ve changed my login screen and was wondering if anyone knows how to move the buttons (for typing in the password, one for my finger print reader and the switch user button) to a different part of the screen. I just want to lower them a couple inches so they?re not on a good part of the picture. And a bonus would be if anyone would know how to change the size of said buttons, but all I?m worried about is moving them.

Thanks,
qbit


P.S. -- Does anyone know where the screen that loads when returning from Hibernation is located at? Which .dll?

A:Logon screen change

I dont think you can move the buttons.

BUT there are Softwares which allow you to make your own Login Screens,perhaps you could use them and make your own ones with the buttons placed wherever you want.

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Hi guys! I was wondering how to swith my logon screen. My current logon screen is like this:But I want to change my logon screen so it looks like this:Can anyone help me with that. Also I found this way typing net user in cmd to change others users passsword so I tried it on my account and it did work but that's the day since my logon screen changed to the classic logon screen like this:So basically how do I change my logon screen back to look like this considering I had tried that net user command to look like this:ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!THANKS.

A:How to change xp logon screen?

You need to go into Control Panel, and hit the button on the left to switch to classic view. Then open up User Accounts, and change the way users log on and off. Then check "Use the welcome screen" and "Use fast user switching" back on (or just do the first one, your call). Then log off and you should have the normal XP logon page.

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Hello, I'm using vista Home Premium 32 bit. I want the logon screen changes into Vista Ultimate. Do you know how to do that?
Please help me!
Thank you.

A:Change logon screen

Hello Steven, and welcome to Vista Forums.

This tutorial below can help show you how to.

Logon screen - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I'm running identical Vista Enterprise computers in a lab environment on a Windows Domain, and am having an issue with the user account picture.  Namely, on the user logon screen, just above the fields for the username and password, there's a giant empty frame where the user account picture should be.
 
I've already replaced the user.bmp and guest.bmp, so that our company logo will show up for users in the start menu after they've logged in, and will show up in the logon window for their user name if they've locked their session, but I'm unable to get the picture to show up on the original logon screen before the user logs in.
 
Some group policies we have include:




Interactive logon: Do not display last user name
  Enabled

Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL
  Enabled




Always use classic logon
   Enabled
 
So far I haven't found any good info that refers to this problem.  I've only seen two posts on these forums that come close to the problem I'm having, but neither touch on it directly and provide a solution.  They are:
http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2233417&SiteID=17
http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=964037&SiteID=17
 
Does anyone know if it's even possible to force a user account picture to be displayed on the Vista logon screen when on a domain?  Thanks in advance.
 
Trelf
 
 
 
 

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I would like to have the welcome screen with my windows xp (laptop)
and i don't know how to have it.
I have this logon screen:







PLease Help me!!!

A:How to change logon screen windows XP

This is my one

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Hi,

Just want to know how to change the logon screen font to another one installed on my computer.

Did a search on the internet with no info.

Do I have to modify a registry or something?

Can anyone help me?

Thomas

A:How To Change Logon Screen Font

Not the registry. You have to modify protected Windows file (MUI in this case).

Windows 7 Logon Editing Guide - Neowin Forums ____ Scroll down to Changing fonts

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Is there an app that can shuffle through a folder of pic's and then change my log on screen by it self?

A:Is there an App that can change the logon screen auto?

Try these 2:

Logon Changer Customizes the Windows 7 Login Screen

7 Logon Changer: Change Windows 7 Login Screen on the Fly - Tweaking with Vishal

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Greetings..thanks for your help.
I am using Windows 7 Pro 64bit
I want to change my Windows 7 logon screen (not my desktop background)
Presently, I have the default flower or something...I want to man it up a bit!
Now, I have tried at least 5 times using this method to no avail:
1.)Open the Registry Editor. Click the Windows “Start” button, type “regedit” into the Search box and press “Enter.”
2.) Search through the registry and find the following key:
HKEY\Software\Microsoft
\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background
Change the value of OEMBackground to “1” in the input field to the right of the key name.
3.)Click the “Start” button again and type “%windir%\system32\oobe” without the quotes into the Search box. Press “Enter.” Copy the image that you want to use for your new logon screen here. Right-click, make a new folder and name it “info”. Make a subfolder under this and name it “backgrounds”. Place your new background image here and rename the file to "backgroundDefault.jpg".
4.) Reboot your computer. Your custom Windows 7 logon screen should appear.
***************************************************************************************************
Same old flower thing shows up after I reboot.. It wont go away!
I have also tried 2 different 3rd party login changers as well and they did not work either so I removed them.
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A:Wish I could change the 7 logon screen, tried several ways.

Hello,
Are you talking about changing the icon picture at the logon screen? I say this because you mentioned flower so I am assuming it is the flower icon at login you want to change.
 
You can do it as shown in these steps.
 
The pictures are located at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\User Account Pictures\Default Pictures and new ones can be added. You just have to make sure the size is the same.

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Hello

I use the 'Welcome to Windows' (Ctrl-Alt-Delete) and the 'Log on to Windows' screen to login in XP (so not the default, but the w2k-like GUI).
These screens are located in the middle of the desktop.

Can anyone tell me if I can change the coordinates of both these screen, probably somewhere inthe registry. But where ???

Does anyone have a clue.

Thanks.

A:change position xp logon screen

Try http://tweakxp.com

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hi...

i have a problem changing my logon screen wallpaper although i have use the windows 7 logon wallpaper changer.... how to reset back to default wallpaper?? help me...

thanks...

A:cannot change logon screen wallpaper

Hello Khairi,

OPTION THREE in the tutorial below may be able to change it back to default for you. If not, then you could also use the program to select the default C:\Windows\System32\oobe\background.bmp log on screen image instead.

Log On Screen - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I've installed Windows7RC with local regional settings language. There's no " \ " character in the keyboard for this language, so I have to use ALT+"92" ASCII combination to type that character. I tried to change system language, regional settings. Nothing helped.So, how can I change it?thanks in advance.

A:How to change Language at Logon Screen

Salam dearhope you are fine..to change the Welcome Screen (Logon Screen) open Region and Language options in control penal and then point to Administrative Tab and then click on Copy Settings Button the a window will appear in that window:there are three lists.1) Current User Language2)Welcome Screen Language3)New User Account Languagein the middle (second one) Welcome screen Language you can change as:on same windows there is an option at bottom as "Welcome Screen and System Account) if it is checked mark dear uncheck it or if it is not then check mark it then click on okay button.now you welcome screen or logon screen language well be changed..Thank youBest RegardsRoohullah Afghanistan

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Hello,
I want to change the logon screen in Windows 7 to the Windows 98 style (picture attached)
Are there any sites I can either download a theme like this or a site that I can make one like it on or software to make a custom theme like the windows 98 logon screen?

A:How can I change the Windows 7 logon screen to a very different look?

Hello emerald,

I am not sure if you can get that actual dialogue box or not, there are tons of programs that claim to change the logon but usually its just changing background pictures and what-not. You can experiment with some of them and see if you can get that specific one. Just be careful downloading them and make sure you google each one to make sure its legit before trying it.

However, I can get you close. You have Win7 Professional so thats a plus. Please type "gpedit.msc" in your Search (in Start) and then follow the first set of instructions here:
Change the logon screen - Microsoft Community

Next, if you want to change the background to that color, follow this:
Log On Screen - Change

Just substitute the picture added in the tutorial with a solid background or any image you wish.

Hope this helps!

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how can i change windows 7 logon screen words like "WELCOME", LOGGING OFF". I wish to change these words.

Operating System: windows 7 Ultimate

A:change windows 7 logon screen words

Hi,

There's a handy little tool about called Resource Hacker which will do what you're after.


   Note
Make sure that you back-up all changed files in case if errors. We cannot offer 100% support to a changed OS in this manner.



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Hi guys

It looks like I'm in a minority of One here -- but I really don't like the logon screen in build 7057 -- looks pale and insipid compared with previous build (especially on a laptop with one of those Ultra-Brite screens)

It's the same screen you see when you lock the computer -- horrible.

Any way to change this -- sometimes there is a way to add an OEM customisation.

Anybody had a chance to tinker around with this and get a nice background

(If the Guy who used to develop the "Windows XP Black Edition" is on these Forums pleas do your stuff here on W7) -- If you've ever seen his excellent work you'll know exactly what I mean).

Cheers
jimbo

A:Minority of one I don't like 7057 logon screen - can we change it

1. Download LogonStudio Vista or LogonStudio Xp from stardock and install. (i forgot which one it is i think it is vista)

2. run with compatibility Windows Server 2003 (Service Pack 1).

3. just get the logon screen you want and put it on .

Done

There you go hope it helps.

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I've followed the instructions on changing the logon wallpaper w/out issue (thanks!) but the problem i have is our logo that we use for the logon wallpaper...never was a problem with XP but now with W7 the font color is white...which is nice with the default blue background but not when the majority of the company logo is white. i've already adjusted the shadow to dark, yet it still is not easily readable (we have to remember i'm dealing with users that have a hard time with logging in as it is on XP not to mention older users with bad eyesight).

i've done a search and have come up with nothing for changing the font color...if i've searched incorrectly, i'm sorry, but if you could point me in the right direction i'd appreciate it!

A:Change font color on Logon Screen

All the fonts and colors are hardcoded into the UIFiles. If this was for personal reasons, then I would tell you to simply edit it using various methods, but since this is a work enviroment, if MS updates the authui.dll file via windows update, then your back to the same white font colors on all those machines. Now if its a small amount of pc's, then you might be able to get away with it.

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I mis-spelled my user name and now the log on screen won't let me change the user name.  Every solution I've seen here requires logging on as admin.  But, if I can't change the user name, I can't logon.

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Hey fellow Windows 7 Users. I was thinking about changing my logon screen and I was wondering if it is safe. I just don't want to be dealing with missing files or errors. Is there a safe way I could change it? Also, is there a way where I can change it to a a picture I want? Thanks in advance and enjoy Windows 7!

A:Change Windows 7 Logon Screen - Is It Safe?

Oh yes, it's perfectly safe.

Read this tutorial for instructions: Log On Screen - Change

Have fun!

~JK

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I've studied Microsoft's instructions for the above and a couple of others tutorials but the process is complicated to me, especially fooling around with the registry. I am terrified of the registry. Does anybody know of a more simple method to change the blue logon screen color? Thanks for any info you can give me. ellenc

A:Windows logon screen color change

Try this program, it seems to do what you want. I have not tried it myself.

Windows 7 Logon Background Changer

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Hi

It took me a while to discover that the lock screen and the logon screen are not the same thing. Thankfully I know know that they are different things.

Whenever I startup windows 10 I always land on the login screen, perfect for security reasons (the password) because I'm the only user of my laptop and I dont want anyone else using it without my permission. But there is a problem, I get tired of seeing the same login wallpaper each time I log on. Like the lock screen wallpaper and the desktop wallpaper can automatically be changed to a "new" picture, Id like to have the same functionality with my login screen. Does anybody know how I can do this? And I dont mean to change the picture on the login screen to just a new picture but to cycle between pictures in a folder of images (or even better windows spotlight pictures (as in the lock screen wallpaper).

Thanks in advance!

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i have tweakslogon and that changes my background on my main display. i recently got a 2nd display and when i lock my pc, my 2nd display is black. is there a way i can add a background there or what?

thank you.

A:How can I change backgrounds in the logon screen across 2 desktops?

Hello sileemo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Unfortunately, the logon screen only displays on your main display.

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I've studied Microsoft's instructions for the above and a couple of others tutorials but the process is complicated to me, especially fooling around with the registry. I am terrified of the registry. Does anybody know of a more simple method to change the blue logon screen color? Thanks for any info you can give me. ellenc

A:Windows logon screen color change

Try this program, it seems to do what you want. I have not tried it myself.

Windows 7 Logon Background Changer

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