Windows® 7 Logon Screen
How can you change the Windows 7 logon screen?
A user logs on to system using the log on screen. The login screen requires certain information for ensuring security of the system. User could access the computer system only if he fills the space for username and password on the logon screen. Logon screen is provided for the security of your system. Users need to log out after login to the system and it prevents the unauthorized users from entering system. Users are allowed to change the text of the login Windows by downloading the latest copy of cocktail. You could also change the background of the logon screen in different ways. There are many tools available to change the logon screen and you might also change it manually.
Following are some of the methods for changing the logon screen of Windows 7:
- Using Logonscreen rotator
- Using Logonbackground changer
First you need to open the registry editor and then type regedit and then press the ‘enter’ key. Then you need to browse to HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Authentication/Logon UI/Background and change the value of OEM background to 1 by double clicking on it. Then you need to browse the Windows install directory and you need to create the required folders. Then a JPG file of size less than 256kb need to put in the folder and rename it to backgroundDefault.jpg. Then you need to match this file with the resolution of your screen such that the image would not look bad.
Using Logonscreen rotator
Using this utility, you could specify ten images that would change whenever you log on to your system. Thus, you might not get bored by seeing same image again and again. You need to click on the exe file by opening the zip file. Then, you might see a variety of wallpapers appearing on the screen. Then you need to specify the wallpaper that you would like to choose as your logon screen. Then, you need to click on the option ‘enable and exit’.
Using Logonbackground changer
Wallpaper of your Windows 7 login screen might be changed with the help of Logonbackground changer. It is a free open source software that helps you to change the wallpaper. This is a straight forward method to change the wallpaper of the logon screen. First, you need to run the application and then select the image that you are wishing to set as the wallpaper from the folder containing it. Then you need to click on apply. The software automatically creates the cropped and resized version of the image to set as background of your logon screen.
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