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 +====== Customize Windows 7 Logon Background ======
 +Here is another great finding by <a title''"​Rafael Rivera"​ href''"​http://​www.withinwindows.com/​2009/​03/​15/​windows-7-to-officially-support-logon-ui-background-customization/"​ target''"​_blank">​Rafael Rivera from within windows</​a>,​ you can now<​strong>​ officially change Windows 7 login UI background</​strong>​. Windows 7 now supports the ability to load images into the background of the login screen without the use of third-party software or manual hacks.<​span id''"​more-2698"></​span></​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal"><​img class''"​alignnone size-full wp-image-2699"​ title''"​Customize Windows 7 Logon Background"​ src''"​http://​www.blogsdna.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2009/​03/​customize-windows-7-logon-background.png"​ alt''"​Customize Windows 7 Logon Background"​ height''"​258"​ width''"​558"></​p>​
 +<​h3>​Steps to Change Windows 7 Logon Background Image <​span>​ </​span></​h3>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​1. press win+r key and Type Regedit at run prompt</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​2. Locate following registry key</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal"><​strong>​HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background</​strong></​p>​
 +
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​3. Now in right-side pane, change value of <​strong>​OEMBackground to 1.</​strong></​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​4. Now place your custom image in <​strong>​%windir%\system32\oobe</​strong></​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​5. Create a new folder info and background within newly created info folder</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​Folder path should look like this <​strong>​%windir%\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds</​strong></​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​6. Now place your desired logon wallpaper within this background folder with file name as <​strong>​backgroundDefault.jpg</​strong></​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​Images Name with resolutions</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​backgroundDefault.jpg</​p>​
 +
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background768×1280.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(0.6)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background900×1440.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(0.625)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background960×1280.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(0.75)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1024×1280.jpg (0.8)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1280×1024.jpg (1.25)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1024×768.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(1.33-)</​p>​
 +
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1280×960.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(1.33-)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1600×1200.jpg (1.33-)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1440×900.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(1.6)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1920×1200.jpg (1.6)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1280×768.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(1.66-)</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​background1360×768.jpg<​span>​ </​span>​(1.770833-)</​p>​
 +
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​Please NOTE: Images must be <​strong>​less than 256kb</​strong>​ in size</​p>​
 +<p class''"​MsoNormal">​The backgroundDefault.jpg image is loaded and stretched-to-fit when a resolution/​ratio specific background cannot be found.</​p>​
 +
 +==== References ====
 +http://​www.withinwindows.com/​2009/​03/​15/​windows-7-to-officially-support-logon-ui-background-customization/<​br />
 +http://​www.blogsdna.com/​2698/​you-can-customize-windows-7-logon-background-officially.htm
 +
 +-- Main.FredPettis - 2010-06-24
  
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