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Where is the Windows 8 lock screen images?

  1. #21


    Covington, La
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    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Quote Originally Posted by mbratch View Post
    bobspez, I think a lot of confusion is due to you not calling that screen the right thing. It's not the lock screen you're referring to with the Seattle pic. That's the login background. topgundcp has the link above to locate that file. You can also Google search on how to change the Windows 8 Login Background. Why MS chose not to allow a user to easily configure this is anyone's wild guess.
    Microsoft calls it the Lock Screen and it is not the Login screen.

    Jim

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  2. #22


    Webster NY US
    Posts : 325
    Win 7 / Win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mbratch View Post
    bobspez, I think a lot of confusion is due to you not calling that screen the right thing. It's not the lock screen you're referring to with the Seattle pic. That's the login background. topgundcp has the link above to locate that file. You can also Google search on how to change the Windows 8 Login Background. Why MS chose not to allow a user to easily configure this is anyone's wild guess.
    Microsoft calls it the Lock Screen and it is not the Login screen.

    Jim
    The screen you get when you ask it to "lock" is not the screen you get when you "logout" (which is what I am, perhaps erroneously) calling the login screen. The "lock" screen is configurable from the preferences, which isn't the screen the OP intended to be discussing.
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  3. #23


    Webster NY US
    Posts : 325
    Win 7 / Win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    You can also Google search on how to change the Windows 8 Login Background
    @mbratch
    It's in the tutorial:
    Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8
    I actually meant the one you originally linked to. Perhaps poor phraseology on my part.
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  4. #24


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro


    The original lock screen images for Windows 8 Pro are located here - C:\Windows\Web\Screen\
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