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maelstrom209 04-22-2005 08:41 PM

Windows XP login screen customizations
 
I know this is a Linux forum so please don't kill me for asking this!! One of my computers is running Windows and I wanted to find out if there's a way for me to customize the login prompt. I want to have a cool background or something for the login screen much like in KDE's login. I believe there's a way to do it but I don't remember how to do it. If anyone knows, could you let me in on the secret? Thanks!

jaz 04-22-2005 10:29 PM

RE:
 
ah man you dont have to apologize for asking Windows related questions - only when you bash Linux and praise Windows should you expect some upset forum members.


anyway you might find your answer here:
Replacing Startup LOGO

look for replacing startup logo

maelstrom209 04-29-2005 08:46 PM

Here's a screenshot of what I'm talking about

http://www.ecdestiny.com/pklam/others/WindowsLogin.jpg

I want to keep my login as the classic login but I want to change the nasty default blue background. I was able to do it in previous versions of Windows but I haven't found out how to do it for XP. Does anyone have a clue?

jschiwal 04-30-2005 08:22 AM

I'm not sure if this is the answer. It mentions using a screensaver logon instead of the default. Changes are made to the registry, so it's not for the faint of heart.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,990156,00.asp

RockmanExe 05-03-2005 05:42 PM

AFAIK, you can only change the welcome screen, which appears on WinXP Home edition or WinXp Professional when you are in a workgroup, not a domain, you can acomplish this using some software from here

joining a domain disables this screen and let you with the classical win2k login dialog


Cheers


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