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How To Change Windows 7 Logon Screen Easily [Without Using Hacks & Tools]
Posted March 16, 2009 10:55 am in: Windows 7, Windows 7 Guides

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Finally Microsoft has incorporated a new feature in the latest version of Windows which allows the end user to change the logon screen background without having to use any hacks or third-party tools. In previous version of Windows, user had no option but to use third-parry tools like TuneUp-Utilities to change the logon screen background. But in Windows 7, the case is different. Windows 7 now supports customization of Windows 7 logon screen officially. Replacing the old logon screen is as easy as changing desktop wallpaper (desktop background). Thanks to withinwindows for finding out this excellent feature.

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Install Windows 8 on Mac Create Windows bootable USB Install Windows 8 on tablet Install Windows 8 on VMware Install Windows 8 from external drive Uninstall Windows 8 Follow the given procedure below to change the Windows 7 logon screen: Step 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). Step 2: Now, head over to the following folder: C:\Windows\System32\oobe (C is your Windows Seven Installation drive) Step 3: Here, create a new folder named Info. Again, create a new folder inside the Info folder and rename it as backgrounds. Step 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. Step 5: You are done. Reboot your system and see the change. The following files (sorted by width-to-height ratio) 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-) are supported in
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And users who prefer to use a third-party instead can check out free tools such as Windows 7 Logon Screen Changer and Logon Screen Rotator to set your own picture as logon screen background withe a mouse click. How to change Windows 8 lock screen guide might also interest you.

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axious
Posted March 18, 2009 at 2:58 pm | Perm alink

Or you could use this simple little proggy. Works

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Here ya go. Source included for the curious (and paranoid. NO MALW ARE!) Feel free to do anything w ith it. Does all this in one go: * Enables/Disables the registry key * Resizes the selected image to your current rez (or any other size if you tell it to) * Sets it to 96dpi 24bit * Finds the highest JPG compression that w ould still keep it below 256kb * Saves it as backgroundDefault.jpg in the correct folder (and create a backup if one is already in there) 2.

Samyak
Posted June 3, 2009 at 1:36 pm | Perm alink

W ill this trick w ork on W indow s 7 RC1 also? (Build 7100) 3.

Asad Hamdani
Posted June 5, 2009 at 4:15 am | Perm alink

You can alw ays type this string in RUN and you w ill alw ays land in the currently installed W indow s directories; %w indir%\System32\Oobe Basically %W inDir% tells the current system to go to the currently installed W indow s Installation Folder. Great tip on changing the Logon Screen, thats w hat brought me here anyw ay Thanks. 4.

MadMonk
Posted July 9, 2009 at 3:44 am | Perm alink

^^ Yeah, if youre dumb enough to change the default installation folder. 5.

Jonathan
Posted Septem ber 27, 2009 at 12:17 am | Perm alink

This w orked perfect, its exactly w hat I w anted! Thanks! 6.

aj
Posted O ctober 24, 2009 at 8:42 pm | Perm alink

does this w ork on w indow s 7 starter im planning on buying a netbook 7.

admin
Posted O ctober 25, 2009 at 11:59 am | Perm alink

@ aj Yes. It should w ork fine. 8.

cheezehead
Posted Novem ber 28, 2009 at 1:14 am | Perm alink

Can you upload the rar file to another filehost site? the link you have for that file is constantly saying that its over its bandw idth use. Use 4shared.com or mediafire or something that w ont have a bandw idth limit. 9.

dangerlem
Posted Novem ber 28, 2009 at 2:13 pm | Perm alink

yeah, uhh bandw idth issues. thanks anyw ay. 10.

admin
Posted Decem ber 13, 2009 at 2:41 pm | Perm alink

@Cheezehead Link updated. You can now directly dow nload it from our server only. Btw , thanks for notifying about the issue. 11.

Keith Hanly
Posted Decem ber 20, 2009 at 5:24 pm | Perm alink

I have found this method doesnt w ork on 7 rtm unless you go to Group Policy> Go to start menu and in the search box type gpedit.msc right click and click run as administratorclick on Computer Configuration in Group Policy then Administrative TEmplates then Sysytem and choose Logon near the bottom of Logon Double click Alw ays use custom logon background and choose enable in thisit is set to Not Configured by default.Then do the above tutorial and it should w ork! Hope this helps someone! Keith! 12.

Keith Hanly
Posted Decem ber 20, 2009 at 5:30 pm | Perm alink

Now I just after realising that the Registry dow nload link probably does this for you, anyw ayif it doesnt my last post w ill w ork!

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John
Posted Decem ber 24, 2009 at 3:28 am | Perm alink

Hi Keith, W in7 cant find gpedit. If have tried the oobe thing, but this doesnt w ork here. Anyone else have ideas? Seems gpedit is only available in Ultimate. 14.

Mark
Posted Decem ber 28, 2009 at 5:34 am | Perm alink

Thanks! Love to tw eak! 15.

Johnson Yip
Posted January 1, 2010 at 2:43 am | Perm alink

Thanks for the tip. Im so happy now since I no longer have to stare at the borring logon background that comes w ith W indow s 7. Great tutorial! 16.

Silvio Sagovac
Posted January 13, 2010 at 5:08 am | Perm alink

Curious, you cant put an image that is bigger than ~256KB, w hy so, and is there a w ay to overide it? And simple deactivation-deleteing the picture! Excelent post! Got me to this site. 17.

Silvio Sagovac
Posted January 13, 2010 at 5:10 am | Perm alink

@John, it realy shoud have to find it! Did you w rote gpedit or gpedit.msc? If you w rite the full extension (the 2nd option) you w ill have listed on the top the application in Programs category. 18.

aamir
Posted January 29, 2010 at 4:20 pm | Perm alink

hey buddy, its good but heres one more utility w here u havent need to do all of this just select folder n then select picture ur logon screen automatically change. utilty name is w indow s 7 logon backgroung changer 19.

Bret
Posted February 2, 2010 at 7:30 pm | Perm alink

@ Keith Hanly: group policy editor (gpedit.msc) is only available to those w ith Professional or Ultimate editions. @ Everyone else: If you have a home edition of W indow s 7, you need to edit the registry. 20.

MikeVertx
Posted February 9, 2010 at 6:06 am | Perm alink

you did say: w ithout using any hacks or third-party tools and then immediately follow ing described how to hack the registration files respectfully this post is a fail. heres w hy: although this trick may w ork, and I may end up trying and using it it means manually editing the registry files *OR* dow nloading a program w hich means this is *NOT* as easy as changing your background image. *AND* w indow s has *NOT* included changing your log-in screen easily. the topic and title should have been: Change your W indow s 7 log-in screen w ith a simple reg edit 21.

Cris!
Posted February 9, 2010 at 9:18 am | Perm alink

So easy, so quick, so nice! Thanks a lot ! 22.

JBL
Posted February 18, 2010 at 2:40 am | Perm alink

W hen i try to copy jpg files there it says: Target Folder is not available.

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the info folder w as already there too w ith sony stuff in it. 23.

JBL
Posted February 18, 2010 at 2:49 am | Perm alink

Sorry to double post, please merge my posts. I found a w ay to get a .jpg file in the folder, I open it w ith paint and save as in the backgrounds folder.. anyone know s how I can allow copying files in this folder? 24.

twjames
Posted March 1, 2010 at 6:23 am | Perm alink

KeiththanksIm on W in7 Ultimate, just dow nloading the reg key didnt w ork but it did after I edited the logon properties w ith gpedit.msc. thanx Tim 25.

specter
Posted March 24, 2010 at 9:14 am | Perm alink

mmm i just tried follow the instructions but it dos not w ork w hat else can I do? 26.

nina
Posted May 10, 2010 at 6:11 am | Perm alink

Worked for me. Ty so much. 27.

Mohamed Zakzouk
Posted May 10, 2010 at 7:06 pm | Perm alink

great 28.

its very helpful thanks so much

Imran
Posted May 22, 2010 at 11:14 am | Perm alink

It is not w orking on w indow s 7 ultimate. Can anyone hep me 29.

Pasha
Posted May 31, 2010 at 1:32 pm | Perm alink

it w orks fine! thank you . 30.

Nair
Posted June 11, 2010 at 4:20 pm | Perm alink

w orks totally fine. just one thing though. how can i have a screen capture of my log in screen just like the image you show ed in this post. thanks. 31.

simithra
Posted June 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Perm alink

I m using w indow s starter and i follow ed all the instruction but it didnt w ork 32.

mayford5
Posted June 28, 2010 at 6:45 pm | Perm alink

If you name your backgrounds in this format backgroundresolution.jpg(ex..background1280X1024.jpg) it should w ork everytime. You w ill just need to edit the .jpg w ith paint and resize it to your current resolution. Then name your .jpg in the above manner for your resolution and it should w ork just fine. This has w orked for me numerous times now . 33.

arieljannai
Posted August 26, 2010 at 10:09 pm | Perm alink

hey, i w as also trying to change my logon background, but it just doesnt w ork on my computer. ive edited the registry and ive also changed the state in the gpedit. you have any ideas w hat can possibly be the problem? it should w ork also if i have a couple of users right? 34.

chase
Posted Septem ber 17, 2010 at 1:56 pm | Perm alink

helpp i tried several times and it didnt w ork can come one email me some help on this please 35.

GMMY
Posted Septem ber 24, 2010 at 10:30 pm | Perm alink

THERE ALREADY EXIST INFO & BACKGROUND FOLDERS SO PLEEEEEEEEEEZ HELP ME OUT

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GMMY
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I AM USING W IN7 HB 37.

TAKEO
Posted Septem ber 25, 2010 at 2:07 pm | Perm alink

did it w ork on w indow s 7 starter??? 38.

116cl
Posted Septem ber 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | Perm alink

This MESSED UP my computer. Im getting a blue screen w ith a long message that says something like, If this is the first time you saw this or you saw this is more than once. How do I fix w hat the registry dow nload changed? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! 39.

admin
Posted Septem ber 29, 2010 at 6:02 pm | Perm alink

Restore your system to the previous system restore point by booting into the W inRE environment. To do this, just turn on your PC, hit F8 key and then select Advanced options. In the install screen, click Repair my computer and finally click restore my computer to earlier restore point. 40.

oblikovanje internet
Posted Septem ber 29, 2010 at 11:51 pm | Perm alink

Works perfect, thank you for this guide! 41.

sachi
Posted O ctober 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | Perm alink

thanks.alot 42.

emgee
Posted O ctober 14, 2010 at 9:19 pm | Perm alink

This w orked great for w in7pro, muchas gracias! My only problem now is I dont have the Other User option available on my logon screen. I can disable show ing the last logged on user and then logon as another user, but Id prefer to show the last user. Any ideas? 43.

Mark
Posted O ctober 18, 2010 at 7:43 pm | Perm alink

Worth reiterating that 19201080 is NOT supported. I think I just saw 19201200 in the list and read it as 1080. I just copied my image to both backgroundDefault.jpg and background1920x1200.jpg instead of background1920x1080.jpg but left both images at a 19201080 resolution and it w orks. Not sure w hich of those 2 names really did the trick but I dont w ant to break it playing w ith figuring that out. 44.

Bryce
Posted O ctober 24, 2010 at 1:07 am | Perm alink

Hello, I have an alienw are laptop that came w ith this regedit already installed (so that it came w ith a cool alienw are logon screen). Unfortunately, I think after a w indow s update or something, the logon screen reverted back to the original w in 7 picture (lame). I cant figure out to fix this, none of the .exe files w ork. I dont w ant to just delete the file out of the system32 folder since its a registry edit and reinstall. Can/should I do that? The image is named properly and is in the info folder. Im using w in 7 home premium 64 bit. Thank you in advance! 45.

andrew
Posted O ctober 24, 2010 at 1:09 am | Perm alink

to bad, that image must be 256KB or less, because I have a really nice looking image, but its 500KB.. Tried resizing, but then the quality of image w ent dow n.. Still nice trick you got there 46.

mike
Posted Novem ber 4, 2010 at 4:50 am | Perm alink

I have used logonStudio since vista came out and it has w orked great, even w ith w in7. How ever, I just bought a Dell Inspiron 570 for a customer and it came w ith an OEM login screen. LogonStudio could not change it. So, I used the regedit file provided here, follow ed the loacation in the registry and changed it from a value of 1 to a value of 0. Now LogonStudio w orks! It seems that dell has used the information here to change the default logon. thanks for the reg file, it helped me find w hat value to change. 47.

Dirk
Posted Novem ber 7, 2010 at 4:48 am | Perm alink

Thanks! Very handy. Your reg key really w as the answ er for me. By the w ay is there also a w ay to get rid of: the small W indow s 7 ultimate logo at the bottom of the screen during starting?

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David
Posted Novem ber 8, 2010 at 8:24 pm | Perm alink

@Dirk, Here you can find the guide How to Remove Branding Logo and Ease of Access (Accessibility) Button from W indow s 7 Logon Screen http://w w w .funamess.com/tw /how -to-remove-branding-logo-and-ease-of-accessaccessibility-button-from-7-logon-screen 49.

spook
Posted Novem ber 12, 2010 at 5:41 pm | Perm alink

Worked great! Thanks a bunch! 50.

Jay
Posted Novem ber 30, 2010 at 5:17 am | Perm alink

Dude it really w orked just follow the steps and its so easy u have to resize the w allpaper in ur current resolution and then name it w ith that resolution. For example: current res is 800600 u need one w allpaper background800x600.jpg and backgrounddefault.jpg must be 800600 too. (u can resize it w ith paint, only before placing in the map!) At paint choose Options, Properties, change scale & height (make sure its in pixels) make it all ur ow n resolution! if u have problems w ith the reg dow nload w indow s tw eaker so u can take ow nership of the reg and can do anything w ith it. Peace! 51.

Promod
Posted Decem ber 7, 2010 at 8:34 pm | Perm alink

A very big thanx. it w ork.now i can change my logon image daily. 52.

Nope
Posted Decem ber 17, 2010 at 5:06 am | Perm alink

Simple dow nload of a reg file? W hat, w as I born yesterday? No thanks. 53.

Mohamed
Posted Decem ber 19, 2010 at 12:15 pm | Perm alink

Its Nt Workin W in7 Ultimate .So Can U Help in Other! 54.

HELP
Posted Decem ber 20, 2010 at 6:53 am | Perm alink

W HERE the heck did u get the flow er background logon screen, cant find it anyw here :\ 55.

SUMIT
Posted Decem ber 25, 2010 at 6:49 pm | Perm alink

OSAM BRO. 56.

Manav
Posted Decem ber 28, 2010 at 5:51 pm | Perm alink

thank you!! w orked for me perfectly 57.

NR
Posted January 1, 2011 at 7:13 am | Perm alink

Thanks a lot .. it really w orks. 58.

Jennifer
Posted January 7, 2011 at 4:40 am | Perm alink

This w orked really w ell, Though i had to change the image to 800600. It w ouldnt w ork any other w ay and i have W indow s 7 Home. Thank You so much for the post. Great w ork. 59.

Andrew
Posted January 24, 2011 at 2:10 am | Perm alink

Can it be undone? 60.

Info File
Posted February 7, 2011 at 6:28 am | Perm alink

Theres already and info file, should i make another one or use the one existing? 61.

Alex
Posted February 12, 2011 at 8:34 am | Perm alink

This is one of the best things w indow s did to be able to customize more of w indow s hope they w ill eventually make more changes to custumize it even further, people like me are very into customizing and thanks to w indow s for making it easier w ithout any use of softw are 62.

Eric
Posted February 13, 2011 at 12:25 pm | Perm alink

Tw eaking w indow s is fun !

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Thanks, and can someone tip me more tips on how to tw eak w indow s 7 ?

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Nithya
Posted February 16, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Perm alink

Thanks a lot.. Its w orking 64.

Kawasaki
Posted February 27, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Perm alink

I have a problem i don`t find this INFO, he doesn`t it . 65.

karan
Posted March 9, 2011 at 7:38 pm | Perm alink

dose this w ork on w indow s 7 home premium??? 66.

admin
Posted March 10, 2011 at 10:11 am | Perm alink

@Karan Yes, it w orks on Home Premium as w ell. 67.

Devin
Posted March 11, 2011 at 7:23 am | Perm alink

There is a another info file so should i delete it or w hat and i tryed placing the defalt folder in it and it doesnt w ork. it w ont let me expand or merge the file. 68.

Tony
Posted March 11, 2011 at 8:22 pm | Perm alink

There is a much easier w ay to do this w ith no registry hacking. Im using W indow s 7 64bit so it may be different to 32bit. Go to C:\W indow s\SysW OW 64\oobe Replace the file background.bmp w ith an image that fits the requirements stated above. Logout. 69.

krishna
Posted March 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | Perm alink

Yeah, it is w orking on my w indow s7 System. More over no malw are is detected.. Thank u for posting 70.

Oskar
Posted April 5, 2011 at 4:57 pm | Perm alink

This w orked flaw lessly on the first try. Thank you. 71.

Nithin
Posted April 9, 2011 at 1:10 am | Perm alink

Thanks for this post. it really w orked. thanks a lot and a big thanks to Keith Hanly , your post really helped me to complete this. Thanks for you toooooooooo

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joakim
Posted April 23, 2011 at 8:44 pm | Perm alink

Yiou should change the 5. You are done. Reboot your system and see the change. part to: 5. You are done. Pres Sw itch user to see the change. 73.

artguy
Posted April 24, 2011 at 1:01 am | Perm alink

Got mine to w ork fine W ith tw eaks.com login changer for w indow s 7 Works great for me.. W indow s 7 professional 32bit. It has a revert button to. Default location for the folder .is on my system.. C:w indow s/system32/oobe/info/backgrounds But remember te tw eaks.com program w ill auto resize pics if needed. Cheers all And text size ..font size..can be tw eaked easily w ith a regedit Using simple dw ord add in. And can be deleted if w anted to.. Open regedit as admin navigate to hkey users /.default/control panel/desktop/ new dw ord value..use decimal n change to you epi you w ant to use I made mine 120 but betw een 96 and 150 is ok. Hope this helps all

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Again cheers 74.

Stubbs
Posted April 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Perm alink

Is there any w ay the prompting w ord Passw ord can be amended in the log in screen passw ord box? 75.

coruscadragon
Posted April 30, 2011 at 12:11 am | Perm alink

I have the C:\W indow s\System32\oobe\Info\Backgrounds\ folder, its filled w ith default Gatew ay screens of varying resolutions (no surprise there). I also have the folder C:\W indow s\System32\oobe\Info\Backgrounds-NOW AIT\, filled w ith the same Gatew ay files; anyone know w hat the different folders are for? 76.

Koowie
Posted May 1, 2011 at 3:29 am | Perm alink

I just w ant to say I tried it and it w orks like a charm! 77.

Jasper
Posted May 6, 2011 at 6:49 pm | Perm alink

I got a brand new Packard bell w ith W in7 Home premium. I put the old Info in my documents for backup. Image (119 KB.jp(e)g) w as put in and named as C:\W indow s\System32\oobe\Info\backgrounds\backgroundDefault Rebooted the system, didnt w ork. Tried hundred times but I cant figure out w hat the problem is. 78.

sinjuju
Posted May 15, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Perm alink

@ samuel try this lil neat program its w ay easier to use tw eaks.com/softw are/tw eakslogon Im running w indow s 7 eternity 64 bit x86 and all the the other methods didnt w ork 79.

Nixie tube
Posted May 16, 2011 at 8:55 am | Perm alink

you do not have to reboot, just log-off! 80.

amit
Posted May 29, 2011 at 8:43 am | Perm alink

Thank you for 32 bit 81.

muhinboss
Posted June 13, 2011 at 4:59 pm | Perm alink

i changed the image on log on screen. but i w anna some more. can anyone help me? i also w anna remove the text W indow s 7 Ultimate w hich is show on the bottom position of log on screen. 82.

bakerSKT
Posted June 23, 2011 at 6:05 am | Perm alink

yes, it w orks perfect in w indow s 7 starter but you dont need to create a folder if theres one already.. just change backgrounddefault picture and you dont need to reboot just press the start button+L and it w ill lock Thanks 83.

unknown
Posted June 23, 2011 at 3:25 pm | Perm alink

its superb it also w orks on pirated and also on original w indow s 7 84.

unknown
Posted June 23, 2011 at 4:52 pm | Perm alink

do not reboot only log off 85.

unknown
Posted June 23, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Perm alink

its aw some!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 86.

awgiedawgie
Posted June 26, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Perm alink

@JBL I know this is coming in long after you posed the question, but you may need to change the permissions on this folder to be able to copy into it. Ive been using this technique to change my logon screen for so long I honestly dont remember if I had to change the permissions or not. 87.

Gibz
Posted June 26, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Perm alink

Fast and simple. Thanx for the trick


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Fast and simple. Thanx for the trick 88.

Moz
Posted June 30, 2011 at 2:01 am | Perm alink

Great tip, many thanks! 89.

joe
Posted July 13, 2011 at 12:09 am | Perm alink

i w ant to unmerge the w indow s registry that i merge how do i do it 90.

Retyler
Posted July 13, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Perm alink

thnx,it w orked 91.

Divya
Posted July 27, 2011 at 2:21 pm | Perm alink

Thanks its simple and easy.. Its w orking fine. 92.

ali
Posted August 24, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Perm alink

I can not w rite persion in explorer although I have installed its fonts before.please help me 93.

Kendarr
Posted August 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Perm alink

Thank you, w orking great. Keep up the good w ork. 94.

Pidge
Posted Septem ber 9, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Perm alink

This didnt w ork on my Acer. I seems either Im stuck w ith an ugly green screen or an ugly blue screen. 95.

butchie
Posted Septem ber 27, 2011 at 10:10 am | Perm alink

mine did not w ork. huhuhu. i did regedit and changed the oem background, but there is no boolean option just hexadecimal and decimal. i follow ed as w ell the size of the image and the file name and both did not w ork. please help me out thanks 96.

Anne
Posted O ctober 1, 2011 at 11:29 pm | Perm alink

For some reason, my log on screen just turned black. No background, nothing, just black. I w ent into those folders for the login backgrounds and theyre still in the right place but they dont show up. Any ideas as to w hy theyre like that? 97.

Alex Belenkiy
Posted O ctober 5, 2011 at 7:44 am | Perm alink

Aw esome dude!!! W indow s XP had a very simple w ay of doing this, MS decided to make lives difficult for IT folks in W indow s 7. 98.

chris
Posted Novem ber 2, 2011 at 2:43 pm | Perm alink

Thanks a million, w orks like a charm on w indow s 7 enterprise 99.

GKhaii
Posted Novem ber 9, 2011 at 5:22 pm | Perm alink

Nothing Happen 100.

Matthijs
Posted Novem ber 10, 2011 at 7:43 pm | Perm alink

The info directory already exists. Does it means i need to put the backgrounds directory in it? Thanks alot; Matthew 101.

Sumit parag
Posted Novem ber 18, 2011 at 9:21 am | Perm alink

thanks .i do it and get really . 102.

Phil
Posted Decem ber 12, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Perm alink

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I need to create a custom log in screen for security reasons in w in7. I w ould like to use a (my customized) w allpaper w ith sign-in bar. I w ould also request info on how to create executable icons and icons in general, of my choice, to launch programs, files and folders. I know this is a lot to ask, but I am getting to old to remember how -to w ith today s technologies. Can you help or direct to the correct source? Much Thanks 103.

Vivek
Posted Decem ber 15, 2011 at 10:47 pm | Perm alink

i am using mouse w ithout borders, there is an option Personalize logon screen, set it to Local or Bing.com.I dont need to bother about resizing and renaming the file less than 256kb and desktopBackground. It automatically creates the oobe\info\backgrounds, and sets the registry key to 1. 104.

admin
Posted Decem ber 16, 2011 at 11:34 am | Perm alink

Thanks. We have already covered about this tool here: http://w w w .intow indow s.com/how -to-automatically-set-bing-search-pictures-asw indow s-7-logon-background/ 105.

DRG
Posted Decem ber 29, 2011 at 10:52 am | Perm alink

Thanks for the info..its w orking..:) 106.

jeffspirit
Posted January 5, 2012 at 9:32 am | Perm alink

The pref for me solid color tw as shorter/quicker of sorts getting the file permissions, then using paint to put new color image to the jpg files for UI logon. Worked great, now to do the boot image is next. 107.

chand
Posted February 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | Perm alink

thank a ton it really w orks bro u r damm good 108.

ashish
Posted February 11, 2012 at 12:42 pm | Perm alink

keith hanley..thnx buddy..:) 109.

R4F43LL
Posted February 15, 2012 at 5:37 am | Perm alink

This w orked fine to me. Thanks man. 110.

Wintermute T-A
Posted February 21, 2012 at 1:45 pm | Perm alink

Funny, it says w ithout using tools and then it w ants me to dow nload a program. W hat a load of BS. 111.

Rahul
Posted February 26, 2012 at 4:12 pm | Perm alink

thank you very much for this suggestion.. i w as lokking for the solution from a long time and now i got it..! 112.

sid
Posted March 27, 2012 at 1:47 am | Perm alink

i doesnt w ork can anybody tell me w hy? 113.

Faisal
Posted April 6, 2012 at 10:26 pm | Perm alink

Did not w ork for me. I guess not compatible w ith my w indow s version 114.

Atik
Posted April 13, 2012 at 3:42 pm | Perm alink

Thanks for this trips. 115.

muzon
Posted May 6, 2012 at 10:02 pm | Perm alink

i cnt change the logon screen for w indow 7 eternity 64-bit.. anybody know s how to do this? thanks in advnce 116.

john
Posted June 5, 2012 at 4:15 pm | Perm alink

Thanks! Very handy. Your reg key really w as the answ er for me. By the w ay is there also a w ay to get rid of: the small W indow s 7 ultimate logo at the bottom of the screen during starting?

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skiri-ki
Posted July 1, 2012 at 2:47 pm | Perm alink

I tried it w ith an image size of 250kb but it didnt w ork. Then i used the program from tw eaks.com and it told me the image could only be 245kb. program dow nsampled to 244kb, w orks. looks like you need to update that guide 118.

Gio
Posted August 20, 2012 at 1:58 am | Perm alink

Ive scaned the registry file w ith microsoft security esensitals and malw are bytes, no virus! 119.

Binaya Bhandari
Posted Septem ber 7, 2012 at 10:29 pm | Perm alink

I am not sure w hy people are giving such idea to just simply change a w indow s logon screen. This is the simplest one. No registry edit. Very simple. Control Panel\User Accounts and Family Safety\User Accounts Then on left hand side, Click change your picture and brow se the appropriate one. Now , Restart and see the change. Thats it. So simple. 120.

admin
Posted Septem ber 8, 2012 at 8:46 am | Perm alink

@ Binaya Bhandari Your method only changes the User picture w hereas this guide helps you change the logon screen background. 121.

MADGUY
Posted Septem ber 12, 2012 at 2:08 am | Perm alink

basically this F***ED my comp thanks alot it black screens upon start up THEN IF it finally logs in its slow as shit and I cant undo it cause I dont have a restore point set THANKS 122.

Salli
Posted O ctober 11, 2012 at 6:38 am | Perm alink

Doesnt w ork. 123.

Dennis
Posted O ctober 17, 2012 at 8:07 am | Perm alink

Thank you so much. i love it 124.

Jayson Ragasa
Posted O ctober 19, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Perm alink

Ive made an app called W indow s 7 Logon Wallpaper Changer + Desktop Wallpaper Changer Want bing images as your logon background image or desktop w allpaper? Heres an application for you! W indow s 7 Logon Wallpaper Changer + Desktop Wallpaper Changer is great application in many w ays! get it here! http://bit.ly/PFPlsd 125.

admin
Posted O ctober 19, 2012 at 10:01 pm | Perm alink

Looks like a good one. Would have been nice if there w as a w ay to automatically update the logon screen background w ith Bing picture. 126.

Jayson Ragasa
Posted O ctober 31, 2012 at 2:52 am | Perm alink

oh sure! w ill surely add that one 127.

nasari
Posted Novem ber 3, 2012 at 11:57 pm | Perm alink

-for the oobe one, there is already info foldershould i create new one and replace the old info folder??? 128.

Jason
Posted Novem ber 17, 2012 at 7:14 pm | Perm alink

I love it. It w orks thanks yar 129.

Frank
Posted Decem ber 8, 2012 at 9:21 am | Perm alink

Thanks a lot! Great how to.

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Kyle
Posted January 27, 2013 at 8:33 pm | Perm alink

It applies the picture after a restart, and then after another restart or shutdow n, it goes back to original. Post a Comment Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment

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