Windows 10: Is there a way to make account pictures square and/or transparent?

  1.    28 Aug 2015 #1

    Is there a way to make account pictures square and/or transparent?

    Is there a mod or something out there (or a registry edit maybe?) that will make the profile pictures for accounts square instead of circular, and use a transparent background? I have a custom image I'd like to use, but it gets rendered with a black background and parts get cut off by the circle.
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  2.    28 Aug 2015 #2

    I would like to know this too.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       28 Aug 2015 #3

    Hello Roadsguy and eLPuSHeR, :)

    If you like, you could use the tutorial below to set to use the old sign in screen to at least have the square account pictures back.

    ** Removed tutorial link that no longer works. **
    Last edited by Brink; 28 Aug 2015 at 19:05.
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    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate
       28 Aug 2015 #4

    Heh, didn't know there was a choice, thanks!
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  5.    28 Aug 2015 #5

    Doesn't work for me on Windows 10 Pro RTM... tried rebooting, still see the circle icons.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       28 Aug 2015 #6

    Well, it looks like Microsoft changed this again. It doesn't work anymore.
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