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How to change Logon screen Picture frame (before logon)

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

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

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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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Is there a way to remove the logon picture.

or make the picture smaller.

it ruins my logon wallpaper
let me know!

A:Logon screen, change/remove logon picture

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

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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.
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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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Hello I found this nbsp nbsp Quote Originally Posted by Zoppa First of all I did this on my x System so the following explanations are meant for a bit System The solution for a x 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 Take Ownership amp Grant Permissions to Access Files amp Folder Very well let's get to it then Step Locate authui dll in the dir quot C Windows System quot 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 System 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 logon Remove picture screen frame the ownership permissions afterwards Step Download a tool to modify resources like exe dll I used quot Resource Tuner quot which comes with a day trial Resource Tuner R Download The Best Resource Editor Search and replace icons and text Icon edit Another possibility seems to be quot Resource Hacker quot which is completely freeware I haven't tested this yet Resource Hacker And of course install it Step Open the copy of authui dll with the Resource Tuner and navigate to the quot folder quot UIFILE and expand it Inside there will be some files named with the earlier mentioned numbers - For me there were only files named from to Step As Blizarro stated here http www sevenforums com customiza ml post add the bold red part to all of the in Step located files Searching for the first part of the string purple works like a charm Code lt ZoomableElement id quot atom PictureContainer quot height quot quot layout quot filllayout quot gt In Resource Tuner you need to select the file e g and then click the quot Resource Editor quot icon in the toolbar in order to edit it The content that is shown to the right after selecting the files is not editable Then after hitting quot Remove logon screen picture frame Ok quot for each file choose quot File gt Save File as quot and save it under the same name being authui dll Note If you overwrite the copy you need to copy the original again or simply rename the original in the next step in order to keep a backup I used the second method as overwriting the original with a modified version within System resulted in an error-message Step Up to now you should have the original in System a copy of it that has been modified in the previous step and optionally a backup of the original dll Now in order to proceed you have to change the ownership and some permissions of the original file in System So take ownership and set the permissions to full control If you do not have the optional backup then rename the original to something like authui dll or authui backup dll If and only if you have a backup delete the original now and replace it by copy-pasting the modified version into your System folder Step Reset the original ownership permissions For me I opened the quot Security-Tab RC on the file gt Advanced quot and added quot NT SERVICE TrustedInstaller quot with Full Control permissions Then I removed all but the read exec permissions from all other users Then in the Owner-Tab I resetted TrustedInstaller as owner Note this can be different on other systems keep to your notes from Step After this I rebooted maybe -logging off- will work too and it worked like a charm Only thing I maybe would like to do in addition to this is to center the input-boxes But that's not for now ... Read more

A:Remove logon screen picture frame

I dont think thats possible.
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I didnt do much looking around for this because I didnt know how to word it. But is there a way to change the logon picture frame for the user? Maybe a registry thing? I'm ok with editing system files if that's the case.


A:Logon Picture Frame?

They are bitmaps in the authui.dll in C:\Windows\System32 and if you are using 64 bit they are in both C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\SysWOW64

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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).


A:can not change user account picture on logon screen

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

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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.

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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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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?

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A:Windows Logon Screen Picture

You could use the 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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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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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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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. Logon Changer for Windows 7

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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 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. 
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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)
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A:logon screen change. help

Quote: Originally Posted by pajolool

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.
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How to move that?
What that are you trying to move? that background is built into win 7
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A:Change logon screen

Hello Steven, and welcome to Vista Forums.

This tutorial below can help show you how to.

Logon screen - Change

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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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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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A:How to change Language at Logon Screen

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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.

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Change the logon screen - Microsoft Community

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A:Wish I could change the 7 logon screen, tried several ways.

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.
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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

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Windows 7 Logon Editing Guide - Neowin Forums ____ Scroll down to Changing fonts
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Hello sileemo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

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


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 .


There you go hope it helps.
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This may be able to help you do this.

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have a looky here pal

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I guess you know how to change logon screen : Log On Screen - Change

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Quote: Originally Posted by ZeroProfile

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Account For Which Logon Failed:
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Failure Information:
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Status: 0xc000006d
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right click the shutdown, hold down the shift key and click restart
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What firewall and antivirus?

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Other users?

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Is this what you are looking for?

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Welcome to the Seven Forums
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Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
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A:Change windows 7 logon+off sounds

Hello Steve,

Option One in the tutorial below can help show you how to change the Windows Log on and Windows Log off sounds. Sounds - Change
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Hello Ngavmot, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If this is for a Microsoft account, then you could use Option 6 or 7 in the tutorial below to change your password.

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