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not able to change user account picture,log in screen

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    Posts : 70
    windows 8 pro 64-bits

    not able to change user account picture,log in screen


    hello i have fully activated windows 8 but when i try to change the user account pic the picture then it is high lighted and no option is seen . why it happens . not only user acount but log on screen too is unable to change/ what is the problem please help me.

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  2. #2


    Webster NY US
    Posts : 325
    Win 7 / Win 8


    Sorry for asking a dumb question, but did you try these?
    For the account picture: User Account Picture - Change in Windows 8
    For the background screen: Lock Screen - Background Image - Change in Windows 8

    Note that if you have multiple accounts setup, then the login screen change is a lot trickier and a manual process from what I understand. Google that one...
    Last edited by mbratch; 11 Dec 2012 at 15:51.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 70
    windows 8 pro 64-bits


    soory it was not the dumb one.....i did but the option was blurred and coulnt be clicked as if it is deactivated. the way u taught i did several times the problem is same, those steps a school kid can do....
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  4. #4


    Webster NY US
    Posts : 325
    Win 7 / Win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by dare2winnn View Post
    soory it was not the dumb one.....i did but the option was blurred and coulnt be clicked as if it is deactivated. the way u taught i did several times the problem is same, those steps a school kid can do....
    K. I hope you get it sorted out. If/when you do, let us know.
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