Windows 10: Change Account Picture in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 23,623
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       03 Aug 2015 #10

    You're most welcome Buz.
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #11

    ....... I'm wondering how one can delete the current local account picture and set it back to the default icon ...?...
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  3. Posts : 23,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
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       03 Aug 2015 #12

    Hello Tommygun, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    One could do so by changing the account picture back to the default image in the folder below.

    %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Default Account Pictures

    Afterwards, delete the old recent pictures from the folder below.

    %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\AccountPictures
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  4.    03 Aug 2015 #13

    ....... thanks a lot, that worked like a charm.
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  5. Posts : 23,623
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       03 Aug 2015 #14

    You're most welcome.
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  6. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       06 Aug 2015 #15

    It appears that one can't add or change a picture for another user account one has just created (not using a Microsoft account or an email address). That's new.
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  7.    25 Aug 2015 #16

    Can someone tell me if you can resize account picture so it is smaller on initial screen.

    Thank you.
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  8. Posts : 23,623
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       25 Aug 2015 #17

    Hello Jaburmester,

    Not that I'm aware of.
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  9. Posts : 31
    Windows 10 Pro (unfortunately)
       13 Sep 2015 #18

    I have a problem in that my user account picture is cropped. I saw in the Win 7 forums that the picture needs to be 128x128 pixels. I resized it and it still crops the exact same way. Funny thing is, it IS a circle, so shouldn't even need to be cropped.
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  10. Posts : 23,623
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       13 Sep 2015 #19

    Hello Orerockon,

    If you haven't already, see if playing with the image in Paint by cropping it as needed to make it fit better in the circle may help.
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