Monday, 7 January 2013

How to change windows logon screen

Getting bored with the same logon screen, everytime you boot?
Here's the way, how you can change your Windows logon screen..!!

All you need to do is just follow some simple steps, mentioned below - 
  • Goto Start menu and type 'regedit' in the search bar, open the first result, following window will appear.
  • Then select 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE'

  •  select 'Software' > 'Microsoft' > 'Windows' > 'CurrentVersion' > 'Authentication' > ' LogonUI'
  •  select 'Background' and double click on 'OEMBackground'
  • make sure that, base is 'Hexadecimal'
  • change the value from '0' to '1'
  • Now, goto the following folder in explorer ''C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\Backgrounds"
    (If 'info' and 'Backgrounds' are not present then create it)
  •  Now paste a picture of your choice, and rename it to 'backgroundDefault.jpg'
    (Note - Size of the picture should be less than 245 KB)
  • Its Done..!!
If you don't wish to do it manually, you can also do it using Logon Screen Changer by
It automatically resizes large images to largest possible size.

- Vish


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