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How to change the lockscreen password input screen

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    How to change the lockscreen password input screen

    Hello all, longtime lurker, first time new user poster.

    I'm running Windows 8.1 and I've run across an issue I haven't been able to find a solution to.
    I want to switch the password input screen part of the lock screen.
    Let me explain a little bit, there is a picture screen you get first when you lock you pc which is easy to change.
    But after you hit enter or whatever it goes to a super bland solid color background and shows your account and has an area for you to input your password....That solid color password input screen is what I want to change.
    More precisely I want to change it into a wallpaper of some sort.

    I do know the color is tied to your personalization of colors on the system but a solid color across the screen looks horribly juvenile to say the least.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Hi Peteey, welcome to Windows EightForums!

    The only alternative, so far, for a sign-in picture background is Picture Password.

    Picture Password - Create, Change, or Remove in Windows 8
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Well thank you for the reply Edwin, I suppose a picture pass wouldn't hurt for now.
    Hopefully in the future someone can figure out just a replacement for that background with conventional login.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 205
    Windows 8.1 64bit

    There is no way to change the background of the Sign-in screen. It is a solid color background that matches the color scheme that you choose for the Start screen. And, since the Sign-on screen is only displayed momentarily, there is really no need to even bother with changing its background.
    Change background images in Windows 8 - TechRepublic
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