change-windows-logon-screenBefore editing your windows registry file, it is recommended to make a backup of the registry file.

Step 1: Click Start and type regedit in the search field

Step 2: Right click and Run as administrator

change-windows-logon-screenStep 3: Press ctrl + f

Step 4: Type OEMBackground in the search field and click Find next

change-windows-logon-screen Step 5: Double click on  OEMBackground and change the data value from 0 to 1



change-windows-logon-screenStep 6: Close the registry editor

Step 7: Now go to the path: C:\Windows\System32\oobe   
(My windows is in C drive, in your case, it may be different, e.g. if your windows is in D drive, go to D:\Windows\System32\oobe

Step 8: Create a new folder, name it info and open it.

Step 9: Create another folder named backgrounds

(Now you are here: C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds)

Step 10: Rename your desired image as backgroundDefault.jpg and place it inside the folder backgrounds.

Note: The image size must be less than 245kB.

change-windows-logon-screenStep 11. Now restart your PC.

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