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where is my account picture stored in windows 8

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    where is my account picture stored in windows 8


    Where is my account picture stored in windows 8.

    Henry

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Henry,

    The user account picture (tile image) is stored in the hidden C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Temp folder as (username).bmp.

    User Account Picture - Change in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Thank you very much.

    Henry
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    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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    Win8 Pro x64


    Hi guys, does anyone know how to make these images support transparency in Win8 ?
    I am having a heck of a time making anything look halfway decent when Windows slaps this white background on everything !!
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where is my account picture stored in windows 8
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