1.    19 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 x64

    Sign-In Background does not appear on reboot


    Anyone know how to make the sign-in background appear on restart / boot up with Lock Screen disabled?

    I had a custom background for sign-in background. It works whenever i locked my screen (after login). However, when i restart or boot up, it will show a blank (solid blue) sign-in background. I had disabled Lock Screen with the "NoLockScreen" registry since i do not want the lock screen. However, i do want it to be displayed as sign-in background before login from a restart.

    Nobody tried to achieve that?


    Edit: Corrected the title to reflect the issue. What I tried to achieve is to have sign-in background displayed after a reboot.
    Last edited by rangerevo8; 20 Mar 2017 at 07:27.
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  2.    20 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,953
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hello,
    Try
    How to Set a Custom Logon Screen Background on Windows 7, 8, or 10

    Otherwise, did you or do you have the log-in background set the same as your lock screen?
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    Please note the way in which the lock screen background is generated after a restart is different to other cases.
    How to change default lock screen image in Windows 10 - Winaero

    Or - have you customised your log-in screen by another method?

    This may also be of interest:
    Enable or Disable Sign-in Screen Background Image in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
    Last edited by Brink; 30 Mar 2017 at 10:13. Reason: updated link
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  3.    20 Mar 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Yeap. I had the log-in background set the same as my lock screen.

    First i enable lock screen (NoLockScreen=0 in registry), then i can customize my lock screen with custom background and choose to "Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen" option.

    After that, i disable the lock screen (NoLockScreen=1 in registry) since i do not want a Lock Screen. I only want a custom background on the sign-in screen.

    However, whenever i reboot or boot up windows. The first time sign-in screen is blank (solid blue color). As soon as i sign-in and lock my PC, then i saw the custom sign-in background. It looks like before i login, it doesn't know what background image to show as sign-in background.

    Any idea?

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  4.    20 Mar 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
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    Disable the setting to set the log-in screen the same as your lock screen (which you aren't using).

    Then try customising it as per my previous post.

    The sign-in screen from restart is generated differently so you will need to allow for that.
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  5.    20 Mar 2017 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Do you mean i need to use the third party "Windows 10 Login Background Changer"? However the link is dead and i cannot download it anymore.

    After some digging, i found this Windows-10-Login-Background-Changer/README.md at master . PFCKrutonium/Windows-10-Login-Background-Changer . GitHub - where it stated that it no longer works with Windows 10 Anniversery Update anymore?

    I had Windows 10 Anniversery Update installed, is there still a way to do it? Maybe i overlooked something.
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  6.    20 Mar 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,953
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    You're rght - that's out of date. Your options seem limited to setting the login screen like the lock screen, or blank or MS default.
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  7.    20 Mar 2017 #7
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Ah.. Having sign-in background after login is better than blank.
    Will stick back to it. Thanks for clarifying.
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  8.    30 Mar 2017 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Good news!!

    Updated Windows 10.0.15063 (Creators Update) and the sign-in background appear even after a restart (before sign-in).
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