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Sign in Screen - Change Background Color in Windows 8

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    Yeah, go ahead and post that one there. I'll be keeping an eye out for it.

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    Shawn, Do you know of any way of getting the Windows 7-style look for the sign-in screen user picture frame, rather than having that plain square ?

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  3. #42


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    Hey Peter,

    I'm not aware of a way.
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    Thanks, I'll keep digging...LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ex_Brit View Post
    Shawn, Do you know of any way of getting the Windows 7-style look for the sign-in screen user picture frame, rather than having that plain square ?
    This is a bit of a Jerry-rig way but you can always upload a picture that has a frame as part of the image. It will still be square but might stand out more.
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