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default lockscreen, can't change it

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    default lockscreen, can't change it

    So, this is my first thread, so sorry for anything I do wrong here...
    Also english is not my native language, sorry about that too
    Anyways, I tried changing my lock screen and it shows the default, but I can't change it
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    I've been searching for hours now and can't fix it...
    Thanks in advance

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  2. #2

    Forever West
    Posts : 591
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    The default for locking the keyboard is the Windows key plus L [for those who haven't tried it]. Using it will require the login password to get back into Windows. Frequently shortcuts for the keyboard can't be changed but maybe one of the pages found on the above link will have a how-to for remapping. Biggest problem I see is in choosing a combination that is not already in use by Windows or by various programs which could cause other issues.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    Is your Windows activated? You can't change the lock screen if not. Have a look on PC Info as below.

    If it is try Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails pcinfo.png  
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default lockscreen, can't change it
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