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User Account Picture - Change in Windows 8

  1. #11


    Posts : 21,825
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Slowhand,

    As a test, temporally uninstall Norton completely and try changing your user picture again to see how it works. This will see if Norton may be causing an issue.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 18
    windows 8 prof 64 bit


    Fixed it in the end. It wasn't Norton, it was damage done by a registry cleaner that said it was compatible with windows 8 but was not. Thankfully I had a backup I could restore and that fixed it.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 21,825
    64-bit Windows 10


    That's great news slowhand. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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  4. #14

    Can't access PC Settings screen to change user account pic


    Hey Shawn,

    What do I do if I can't get to the PC Settings screen? Ever since I tried out several start menus, I lost the ability to get to PC Settings.

    Cheers,
    Ken Mason
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  5. #15


    Posts : 21,825
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ken, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could do a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to hopefully fix it.

    If that is not an options or didn't help, then you refreshing Windows 8 should sort it for you.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  6. #16


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Options are disabled


    I have tried to change the user account picture but browse options are disabled how it can be enable?


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Ken, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could do a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to hopefully fix it.

    If that is not an options or didn't help, then you refreshing Windows 8 should sort it for you.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  7. #17


    Posts : 21,825
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Amitsingh, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could try what you quoted to see if that may help allow you to afterwards.
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  8. #18


    Posts : 35
    windows 8


    On windows 7 there was chooses of pictures to choice.
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  9. #19


    Israel
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 .164 bit


    i can't change
    its give me error
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  10. #20


    Posts : 21,825
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Win8win,

    What's the error message it gives you?

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing this to see if it may further help.
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