How to set your own image at Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 logon screen (For beginners )

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First select one photo of your image to put in logon screen, it should be dimension 800*600 pixels size 70.2 (approximatively) and save in JPEG image mode and give your photo name as backgrounddefault and put it in pictures place

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after installing Ubuntu Tweak in your system open that and you will fiend five options that is Overview, Apps ,Tweaks, Admins, & Janitor.

open 3rd option Tweaks, in that go to Login Setting and open it

now you will see option in disable mode first you have to enable it, you go to Unlock button on right hand side top of the box and unlock it.

if you press unlock button you will get Authenticate box in that you have to give your password and press authenticate button

now you will see all options will be enable mode

now you will see Guest account by default it is in on mode. if you want to desable it just change to off mode.

in that same way Draw grid put it in off mode

just click on photo box area under the “click the button on change the login screen background

now you will see a box choose a new background image, now you have to go home folder and pictures and select you photo now and press OPEN button and close all and restart your computer

now you will see your photo on loging screen

How to set your own image at windows 7 logon screen

First select one photo of your image to put in logon screen, It should be dimension 800*600 pixels size 70.2kb (approximatively)

save as JPEG Image mode. Put your photo name has “backgrounddefault”.

Now goto C drives and double click --> goto windows folder --> sys32 folder --> oobe folder and open it.

You will see info name folder [in case it is not their just create a folder info

And open it.

After opening info folder you have to Create a new folder and change the folder name as backgrounds and past your photo on this folder close it.

Next got to RUN and type regedit and press yes button

Now goto --> HKEY_ LOCAL _ MACHINE --> soft ware --> Microsoft --> windows --> current version --> authentication --> logon UI –-> background [ on right side you will see OEMBackground.]

Now double click on OEMBackground it will open Edit DWURD (32 – bit) value box

In value date by deflate it is 0 now you change to 1 and press ok button and close

Now restart your system and enjoy.

Allu John Sudhakar
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1 Response

  1. vole says:


    Ubuntu already displays your chosen wallpaper on the log-in screen (since the 12.04 LTS release).

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