Windows 10: Login screen


  1. Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
       11 Apr 2016 #1

    Login screen


    Hi

    I think I have a bit of a problem that I cant sort out.

    Ive been into the personalisation settings and I cannot change my login screen from being a plain solid colour, its the colour that I choose on settings/personalisation/colour

    I have tried changing the setting on settings/personalisation/lock screen to picture and to windows spotlight but still there is no change.

    Perhaps Im a bit confused but is the lock screen setable from anywwhere?
    I would be satisfied with a static picture on the screen berfore I get to the login screen but this is also a blank solid colour, I would really like this screen to change as windows spotlight does or as the windows desktop background changes display of picture files in a folder.

    Interestingly when I press the windows key anf L to lock - an image from windows spotlight displays.

    Nick
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  2.    11 Apr 2016 #2

    @Nickynoo:
    Do you have both of these set in the following manner, especially #2?

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  3. Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #3

    Oh I like that dark theme

    Those settings you mentioned - background is now windows spotlight - it was picture, its taking ages to load windows spotlight
    the other setting was on like in your screenshot.
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  4. Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #4

    Somehow it is right now, I tried the exact same steps as I did now earlier and they didnt work. Thankyou Edwin, Ill have to wait for a build in the slow ring that has that dark theme.
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  5.    11 Apr 2016 #5

    Nickynoo said: View Post
    Somehow it is right now, I tried the exact same steps as I did now earlier and they didnt work. Thankyou Edwin, Ill have to wait for a build in the slow ring that has that dark theme.
    Paste the following into Notepad, save it as a .reg file then run it, restart Explorer and you will have dark theme:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize]
    "AppsUseLightTheme"=dword:00000000
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  6. Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #6

    Help

    Call me stupid but how do I do that.
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  7. Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #7

    I figured it out - went to the location in regedit and created the dword 32 bit key
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  • Posts : 174
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (build 14393)
    Thread Starter
       12 Apr 2016 #8

    I have marked this unsolved because the problem has returned.
    When i started my computer today the screen that shows after boot and before the login screen is a picture i once used not a windows spotlight picture as is set in settings/personalisation/lock screen which does say *windows spotlight*.

    I want windows spotlight to appear on that screen and i want the login screen to be a solid colour.

    Please help me sort this out, it seems that windows spotlight or the personalisation settings are not working properly.

    Nick
    Last edited by Nickynoo; 12 Apr 2016 at 14:54.
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