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Changing windows vista logon screen

Hello all!

I recently booted up my laptop to clean it up a little bit (random programs that had to be uninstalled, etc...) and came across an issue that I am somewhat confused about. A couple of years ago, I downloaded a program called LogonStudio by Stardock and used it to change my logon screen. It worked fine, but now I am wishing to return it to default. Unfortunately the program I previously used will no longer work and I'm worried that I may be stuck with this one forever. I tried uninstalling it and installing the new version, as well as installing an entirely different program that reportedly did the same thing, yet nothing seems to work.

I was curious if there is anyone else who has had this problem or knows of its cause or solution. I imagine that there has probably been a windows update or security patch which may have rendered these programs useless.

Thanks for your time

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Stardock is alive and doing well.
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Well, unfortunately this doesn't solve anything. I have tried using this same program to resort back to default as luck. LogonStudio is the program that isn't working for me, despite multiple re-downloads, uninstalls and restarts.

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Then back to Stardock.

I'll need a little more than it doesn't work.

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Doesn't work

When I say it doesn't work, I mean it doesn't perform its intended function. If I click on a background and press 'apply'
the computer locks back to the login screen as if it worked, yet the login screen remains the same as it was before. Doesn't matter if I
use a background that came with a program, or one I created myself.

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Find the shortcut and enable it's run as administrator.

There can be other apps blocking said changes (norton is a common one.)

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