Q. How can I change the Windows 10 logon background?
A. It is not possible to change the logon wallpaper for Windows 10 using a supported method. The only configuration is to configure no wallpaper to be displayed and instead a solid color used. To stop the windows logo as the background perform the following:
- Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
- Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System
- Create a new DWORD value named DisableLogonBackgroundImage of type DWORD
- Set the new value to 1 and click OK
There are some free utilities that modify the image stored in C:\Windows\SystemResources\Windows.UI.Logon\Windows.UI.Logon.pri however with the new Windows as a Service frequent branch updating any changes to standard Windows files can easily be undone at the next branch update so modifying this file is not recommended.
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