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Where is Lock Screen & Account Pictures Store Folder ?

  1. #11

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    You're most welcome. Glad we could help.

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  2. #12

    Posts : 21,862
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello again Gunzorla,

    If you're still hunting, the yellow Tip box at the top of the tutorial below can help show you where to find the custom lock screen image.

    Lock Screen - Background Image - Change in Windows 8

    The default background images used for the lock screen are located in the folder below.


    Hope this helps,
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