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Is customizing the login screen possible?

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    Windows 8.1

    Is customizing the login screen possible?


    I know you can modify the lockscreen's background image, but what I would be interested in is using my desktop wallpaper as the background of the login screen (where I input my password), right after the lockscreen.

    I haven't found anything about it, am I the only person interested in doing that?

    Thanks for any reply

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    Edited because uncle Tom didn't read the question properly.
    Not sure about changing the logon screen image, but changing the colour is easy enough.

    The settings are stored at


    Create a DWORD value named "StartColor" and set this to the hex value of your preferred colour
    Create a DWORD value named "AccentColor" and set this to the hex value of your preferred colour



    Create a DWORD value named "DefaultStartColor" and set this to the hex value of your preferred colour

    Hope this helps
    Last edited by Tazmaniandevil; 19 Nov 2013 at 05:01. Reason: I am an idiot
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Is customizing the login screen possible?
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