Learn about the benefits of Windows® 7 login screen customization
What are the tips to customize Windows 7 login screen? What is the need and benefits of customizing the login screen?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. This OS has got many new features when compared to the earlier version of the Operating Systems. You have to install this Windows 7 from a genuine website like Microsoft. If you have installed an non genuine version, that would cause issues. You could not be able to access all the features of Windows7. Windows 7 would be available in different editions like Windows 7 Starter, Ultimate, Home Basic, Professinal etc. By making changes in the registry editor itself you would be able to customize the login screen in Windows 7. This is a special feature of Windows 7.
The following are some tips for customizing login screen in Windows 7:
- Customizing login screen
- Using registry
- Using tools
Customizing login screen
Login screen is the screen displayed when you power on the system. When you enable password protected account in the system you could see this screen. For each Operating System there is a default login screen. If you would not like that screen when you start the system, you need to customize the login screen. You could simply perform this. By doing so you could be able to put the image that you like as the login screen. This would give more variety to your login screen.
You have to open the Registry Editor firstly by typing the rgedit into the search box or run. Then you would have to find out the below given registry key key 'HKEYSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionAuthenticationLogonUIBackground'. Then you have to change the OEM Background value to 1 which is on the right side. Next you would type copy %windir%system32oobe and then press Enter. You need to copy the image here. Then make a new folder and inside, make another one. You have to place the login image here and name it as.jpg. After reboot, your login screen would be changed.
There are different tools available for customizing the login screen on Windows 7. Windows 7 Login Background Changer is such a tool. Using this you could change login screen. But it would not work with starter edition. Windows 7 LogonUI is other tool used. This tool has an enable option, using this you could change log on screen. There is also a disable option to change that to default screen. You need to download these tools from the genuine website only. Otherwise it would create some other issues. You have to download this and install in your system.
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