BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK What Files Should You Backup On Your Windows PC? You'll have to google it though, I just can't remember the URL. its defaulted as drive C! May 28, 2012 Jo Just use http://tweaks.com/software/tweakslogon/ Faster, easy and gets it done! navigate here
And then to finish the settings they told me to reboot my computer. For Windows 10, you'll need to open it from the Start Menu. The network share is actually a Linux Samba share, and I would have started to look there if my other user login to the laptop didn't work either. - I do, however, there is not an option to c"cange product key." How do I get windows to accept the product key on the Windows Proof of License /Certificate of Authenticity attached to
If you don’t see it, right-click in the right pane, point to the New submenu and create a new DWORD value with this name. I just wish there was something that would let me do the same easily with my old XP-based computer. April 24, 2012 Susan Hey guys and gals…..does this also work for Win 7 Starter Edition…i am so sick of looking at the dull screen behind my pic… April 24, 2012
But thanks for the post anyway I honestly never knew this was possible. Looks like the size restriction doesn't apply, but I won't go bigger. It requires a decent GPU for the 3D animations to run smoothly. Can't be too sure as I don't have a Mac now) :-( but I remember it being in one of the early David Pogue "Macs For Dummies" or "Macworld Secrets" books
April 24, 2012 AlanWade I use LogonStudio from Stardock to change mine. Thanks! While i knew this was possible to change since the Win 7 Betas i was unable to replicate until now. http://7te.org/2557081/windows-7-build-7000-logon-screen-wallpaper-1280x960-windows-7.html Great little feature of this multi-monitor application.
April 24, 2012 mikmik Nate, that's what I was thinking as soon as I saw the ‘background.bmp' in the /oobe/background.bmp. What about changing logon screen on W8? thanks April 24, 2012 Kevalin @John: TweaksLogon works on 64-bit quite well. May 30, 2012 Pinaco6734 To all those "program happy people" on here blasting your software faves..
I'm 100% positive mine is. http://newwikipost.org/topic/u46UHL9dun6tGI3GpOPmyrGxLnUxp926/Computer-Spec-and-Logon-details-on-your-wallpaper.html Note that selecting a new theme in the Appearance and Personalization window will “unset” this registry value. I'll post a picture below. Another sad PC user with this issue.
April 24, 2012 Nick Thanks for the tip! check over here If you do can you show how to do it May 1, 2012 Chris Hoffman @Allan Give this a try: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16041/change-the-wallpaper-and-customization-settings-in-windows-7-starter-edition/ May 1, 2012 sheshansh i get lost at gpedit.msc i April 24, 2012 Sahil Thanx for the Article..I really enjoyed my new W7 logon wallpaper. For Windows 8, you'll need to open up Settings from the Start Screen or from the Charms.
May 14, 2012 devilguard Nice article, very useful without ugly third parts!!!! Windows looks for the custom logon screen background image in the following directory: C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds By default, the info and backgrounds folders don’t exist. Chris do you know how to change the desktop background in Windows 7 starter? http://harryhooie.com/windows-7/windows-7-starter-wallpaper.html Navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\oobe folder and create them yourself by right-clicking inside the folder, pointing to New, and selecting New Folder.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE that this is EXACTLY what the screen looks like from my POV. April 24, 2012 Harkaboy @ollalla: I'm not talking about that logon screen (which is editable in windows), obviously. I've looked at this and other forums; however, I'm not very good with security issues.
Home / Thread / windows 7 build 7000 logon screen as wallpaper 1280x960 "Windows 7 Build 7601, Copy of windows not genuine"!!! Did a checkdisk booting from a cd rom. I'm talking about that actual logon screen. Ran a bunch of scans with no fixes.
I have searched for a solution like right clicking properties on my computer and then going to windows activation, but it says, "Not available". You don't have to use both. this means that it doesn't let me change the drive letter, and every time i try to install something it tries to install to drive C, which has only 60 mb weblink location: microsoft.com - date: January 15, 2011 Laptop purchase from a big box store with Windows 7 PREM OA preinstalled about 1 year ago.
Thanks for the tip! Sigh, gpedit, here we come. If you are using Windows 8 or 10 and want to accomplish the same thing, we've got you covered with a tutorial on changing the lock screen in Windows 8 or FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.
Any user of the computer will then be able to change the Windows 7 logon screen wallpaper.