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Lock Screen not changing

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Lock Screen not changing

    Hi guys I'm using Windows 8.1 but my lock screen doesn't change it stays in the default color I tried to put many costum backgrounds equal to my monitor size, higher, smaller but it still doesn't change my windows is up to date I rebooted my machine lots of times nothing solved

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,868
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Shounen,

    Double check using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to see if you may have meant to change the default lock screen background instead of your (user) lock screen.

    Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8
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  3. #3

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    Posts : 11
    Windows 8.1

    you may follow the guide below to add a image folder, for the lock screen:

    Personalize your PC - Windows tutorial

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