1. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       6 Days Ago #1

    After a clean install different windows 10 lock screens


    Hello, I received a new laptop and do as i usually do and do a clean install of windows 10 pro. Everything is running well but when i attempt to set the lock screen background image there seems to be an issue. For example the image i set for my lock screen is applied when i do a WIN-L but on restart the image is completely different.

    Here is the strange part so say i select image X the WIN-L lock screen saves it as image X but the boot lockscreen is image Y. If i set an image to image Y for the lock screen the boot lock screen image goes to image Z. I personally think the callback for the selected image is not the one windows is pulling to be used as it is a different boot background every time i change it.

    If any more information is needed please let me know and thanks for the help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,343
    Windows 10 Pro
       6 Days Ago #2
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       6 Days Ago #3

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Hello, Thanks for your reply i have completed the steps above but my issue still persists. On all other windows 10 machines all i needed to do to change the sign-in background was to select the setting "Show windows background picture on sign-in screen" and the picture i select persists though a reboot. On my laptop i select a picture to be used, i reboot and the picture changes *to a different one* but not the one i selected. I hope everything is making since.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       6 Days Ago #4

    Issue resolved. Following the instructions from a old post Windows Spotlight won't stop - Windows 10 Forums

    The fix is as followed.
    "I don't know if any of you fixed this but I have a solution to the Slideshow showing the beach image from Windows Spotlight. What you do is choose "Picture" as your lock screen background image and choose any image from your slideshow. Then you choose slideshow after you do that and choose the folder that has all your slideshow images in it and say goodbye to that Windows Spotlight image."
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Windows 10 loops between login and lock screens ad infinitum
Strange problem here. I have four Dell desktops set up the same way as my Dell laptops, however, the desktops all work fine but the laptops don't. I have the latest Windows 10 Anniversary Edition installed and the only way I can get it to work is by...
General Support
Frequent Black Screens Before and After Clean Install
I've been struggling with my computer display for over a week now. At random times the display will shut off entirely, the sound will loop for a bit, but the LED's on both my mouse and keyboard stay on. I thought that this was a corrupted driver...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Lock Screen Stops Responding / Screens flashing
Since upgrading to Windows 10 from 8.1, I'm having an issue where every time I lock the computer and the monitors go into sleep mode (the computer is NOT in sleep mode), the monitors will flicker, flash and change configuration wildly when I unlock...
General Support
Avoid the time display in the lock screens
Hi In Windows 10 v1511, how do I make sure that the lock screen does not display the time? Thanks Bye
General Support
Constant hangs, bad performance, blue screens after install Windows 10
Hey guys i've made a fresh install of W10 onto my SSD and i've had nothing but problems since. Bad performance is the worst, everything seems to take an age to open compared to W7 Pro. I use my PC mainly for music production and as you can see...
Installation and Setup
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:30.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums