login screen image

hi guys,
I want to change the image on the LOGIN SCREEN on my laptop, I did use a (pink Floyd) picture that was a desktop screen save and that worked fine, I have another picture (windows 7 logo) that I use as a desktop screen save, when I try to use this picture for a LOGIN SCREEN save nothing happens,the picture does not get displayed on the LOGIN SCREEN, but works fine when used as a desktop screen save, can you guys please explain why this does not work?????

all the best, bluesfloyd

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Did you try it this way?
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login screen image

hi, R.Proffitt
I am doing most of the things from your post ( what I have found is that the image you wish to use must not be larger then 256KB, can I get around this problem ???? whats stopping me from using a bigger file size ???? is it a graphics card thing that's stopping me ???? can/do I change something in regedit ???? please explain,

all the best, bluesfloyd.

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For that I resize the image

Here I use MSPAINT (comes with the OS) and I'm done.

As to the why part, the larger files are not supported by the OS written by Microsoft.

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resize the image

big thanks for the above posts, lots of info that's helped me,

all the best, bluesfloyd.

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been some years but... way of doing it was to find the login bmp file, move it to another folder and replace it with one I created, that was in the size limit and give it the same file name.

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