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If you ever want to change your login background on Windows, follow these steps.

To Resolve: Edit

1. Run - regedit

2. Navigate to: HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background

3. Change "OEMBackgrond" to "1".

4. Now Run - %windir%\system32\oobe.

5. Create a folder called "info" and a subfolder called "backgrounds" if they don't exist.

6. Copy any new wallpaper you want to that directory following these conditions:

a. Must be named "backgroundDefault"

b. Must be ".jpg" extension.

c. Must be less than 256 KB in size. 

Option 2:

Download and run the tool at http://www.julien-manici.com/windows_7_logon_background_changer/


ReferencesEdit

http://www.askvg.com/windows-7-supports-login-screen-customization-without-3rd-party-software-how-to-instructions-inside/

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