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Startup: remove pre-login picture ?

May 25, 2018 1:47PM PDT

Startup: remove pre-login picture ?
Hello & Thanks:
I don't like MS pre-login pictures .
How can I get rid of it and replace it with a solid color .
"Personalize" settings don't help .

Thanks

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It Is Possible To Create Your Own Lock Screen Picture
May 25, 2018 5:05PM PDT
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Spotbright
May 28, 2018 3:08PM PDT

According to that thread
I need to download a free app from msStore called Spotbright .
But when I get there, spotbright is there , but I can't find anywhere to actually download it . And going to the authors site is no help either .
Has anyone gone thru this whole successfully ?
Thanks

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I thought the issue or name was SPOTLIGHT.
May 28, 2018 3:41PM PDT

Re-read Grif's supplied link.

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Spotlight, If Enabled, Should Already Be There
May 28, 2018 5:35PM PDT

Open Settings-Personalization, then click on the drop down arrow in the Background" section. You should see "Spotlight" listed, as well as "Picture" and "Slide Show". The instructions in the previous link tell how to disable Spotlight IF you have it enabled. If you don't fine, just set it as "Picture".

Once that's done, then to allow a blank page, or colored page, or any other page you want to show at the Lock Screen, click on the "Browse" button in the "Select Picture" section and find the picture of your choice by navigating to it. Select the picture and it should show up in the Lock Screen.

Of course, if you don't have a blank white page, or colored page, etc., then you'll need to save one to your computer from the internet or create one with something from the like the free Irfanview program.

Hope this helps.

Grif

Edited because of spelling.

Post was last edited on May 28, 2018 5:37 PM PDT

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Ah yes
May 29, 2018 9:22AM PDT

Thanks
'You should see "Spotlight" listed, as well as "Picture" and "Slide Show".'
No Spotbright option in there .
So I created a 200x200 blackBg.jpg .
Created a Folder named Spotbright .
Dumped blackBg.jpg in there .
And followed the rest of your procedure .
All is well .
Thanks All

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