Saturday, September 25, 2010

Change Your Windows 7 Login Background





Steps to Change Windows 7  Logon Background Image

1. press win+r key and Type Regedit at run prompt
2. Locate following registry key
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background
3. Now in right-side pane, change value of OEMBackground to 1.
4. Now place your custom image in %windir%\system32\oobe
5. Create a new folder info and background within newly created info folder
Folder path should look like this %windir%\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds
6. Now place your desired logon wallpaper within this background folder with file name as backgroundDefault.jpg
Images Name with resolutions
backgroundDefault.jpg

Please NOTE: Images must be less than 256kb in size
The backgroundDefault.jpg image is loaded and stretched-to-fit when a resolution/ratio specific background cannot be found.

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