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W8 lock screen

  1. #1

    Posts : 40
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    W8 lock screen

    Can someone tell me how to change the lock screen picture? I changed it in "more pc settings" but when I log off the default one is still on. Thanks

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  2. #2

    Posts : 149
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit, Ubuntu 13.04 64-Bit

    I'm assuming that by 'logging out', you no longer are signed into your account, which means your account settings (such as personalized lock screen) are no longer in place. Are you using a multi-user system? Or are you logging out as a means to password protect the system when you're away? If it's the latter, just press Winkey+L to get your personalized lock screen without logging out. Windows 8 is supposed to use the lock screen of the last person who logged in on reboot/shutdown, but I'm hearing there's some bugs with it for some people.

    I'm not sure if there's actually a way to change the lock screen image for when you are logging out of an account and therefore not signed in as anyone.
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