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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  3. Posts : 20,883
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       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 16199
       28 Aug 2015 #6

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