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Old 06-03-12, 04:58 PM
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Hey guys! I thought I would write up a small guide of a very simple by effective tweak.

Most of you will know about this but for those who don't I'll show you how. Basically, we are going to change the Windows 7 login screen (and also the image the comes up behind the options on the CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen).

Step 1: Run regedit and navigate to the following key:

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HKKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Authentication/LogonUI/Background/
Once you're there create a 32bit DWORD named OEMBackground and make sure the value is 1.



Now for the next key, navigate too:

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HKKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Policies/Microsoft/Windows/System/
And then create another 32bit DWORD called UseOEMBackground and set the value to 1.

Step 2: Once you've done step 1 navigate to the following location using Windows Explorer.

Code:
C:/Windows/system32/oobe/info/backgrounds/
If the file background is not present then create it.

Now simply place any image of your choice into this folder and make sure you name it backgoundDefault.

Note: The image size must not be bigger than 256kb otherwise it will not work.

Let me know how you guys get on! Hope you enjoy the guide.

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Old 22-03-12, 06:12 AM
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Hi Tox! Welcome back!

Nice guide.
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Old 22-03-12, 08:54 AM
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Cheers man! Hope it helped.
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Old 22-03-12, 03:31 PM
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Will give this a go, thanks Toxcity
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Old 24-03-12, 02:27 PM
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You're welcome mate! Let me know the results.
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Old 16-04-12, 05:54 PM
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Thanks mate, will try this when I rebuild and re-install my OS!
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Old 16-04-12, 06:35 PM
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My pleasure man!
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Old 20-04-12, 02:26 PM
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cool guide

I have a small script I wrote to do this from a while ago.

I've attached the script and a OC3D 1080p background image taken from:

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Originally Posted by Ghosthud1 View Post
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replace the background.jpg file in this folder with your own

the filesize must not exceed 256kb and be a 24-bit color jpg

you must run this command as a administrator due to permissions
You can download the zip, unzip and just run as admin for the OC3D background.

Or if you have your own background that fits within the dependencies you can replace background.jpg in the folder and run the script.
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File Type: zip winlogon_bg_equk.zip (67.7 KB, 1 views)
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Old 20-04-12, 06:12 PM
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http://tweaks.com/software/tweakslogon/ , found this, enjoy guys.
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