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  1. #1


    Posts : 35
    windows 8.1

    Switch User


    If i switch user instead of lock it brings me to a screen with one of the lock screen wallpapers. how do ichange that wallpaper?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Joe,

    If you mean the screen below, then the tutorial below can help show you how to change the default lock screen background image.

    Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

    Click image for larger version

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 35
    windows 8.1


    nice i downloaded that win aero thing and that did it thanks
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by JoeShades View Post
    nice i downloaded that win aero thing and that did it thanks
    Thanks JoeShades and Brink for posting this - I had been hating that colorful screen but didn't know what to do about it. Now it's a solid color - much nicer. Appreciate your help in posting.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 35
    windows 8.1


    with this you can also change the login screen color. Is there any way to put a picture on the login screen also?
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  7. #7


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hey Joe,

    The tutorial posted above is to only change the default lock screen background image to what you like.

    So far, only the colors can be changed on the sign in screens.

    Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
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  8. #8


    Posts : 35
    windows 8.1


    Oh well not a big deal
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