Change Windows 7 "lock screen"

Posted on 2012-09-12
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Last Modified: 2012-09-19

I would like to change my Windows 7 "lock screen":
-remove the picture
-set background to just blue

Please advise howto do this.
Question by:janhoedt
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The login screen actually utilizes the same background image.  Here is a very good tutorial that I reference when this subject arises:

How to Change the Windows 7 Log On Screen Background
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This page seems to explain how to do it quite easily:


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Thanks, but that's only the background. I mainly want to remove the picture which appears next to my User.
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To the best of my knowledge, that isn't possible...

Remove Account Picture and Frame from logon screen

If you don't mind me asking, is there a compelling reason why you want to remove the login screen picture?

Author Comment

ID: 38414258
Ok, thanks. Compelling reason? No, I just like the default flower or any other picture on my locked screen. It looks childish/doesn't look professional.

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