Change locked computers wallpaper

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by Nura, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. Nura

    Nura Guest


    Iam using Vista Ultimate edition. I changed my desktop wallpaper and it got
    changed easily. But, when i lock my box, the change is not getting reflected
    that is my new wallpaper that i have changed is not getting dispalyed on
    locked computer background, instead old vista wallpaper is displayed.

    I tried to change all wallpaper related content in regedit too, but nothing
    helped me out. Is anyone there to help me out with this strange problem.

    Nura, Dec 24, 2007
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    Jimmy Brush Guest


    Using the registry editor, create a string value named WallPaper in
    HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop whose value is the path and
    filename of the wallpaper you want to use.
    Jimmy Brush, Dec 24, 2007
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    Nura Guest


    Thanks for your reply.

    Unfortunately, it didn't work in my box. I created a new string value in
    the respective place and restarted my stystem. Still i see same old vista
    desktop wallpaper.

    Any other suggestions.

    Nura, Dec 24, 2007
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    ioamnesia Guest

    Your locked screen uses the same picture as your logon screen which is
    located inside the c:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\IMAGERES.DLL file. You have two
    options, change the imageres.dll file manually replacing the images with a
    dll resource editor or use the VistaLogon tool from stardock which
    accomplishes the same thing.
    ioamnesia, Jan 3, 2008
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    Nura Guest

    Thanks for your reply.

    But where do i find the VistaLogon tool, i tried searching for the tool in, but unable to find the tool.

    Arun B.
    Nura, Jan 4, 2008
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    ctmaines Guest

    I'm trying to do the same thing. Anyone have any other ideas?
    ctmaines, Jan 10, 2008
  7. Jerome Devost, Feb 12, 2008
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