[HOW TO] Change Vista Logon Screen

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  1. ipNinja

    ipNinja New Member

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    First, download ResHack (GOOGLE IT!!). Open the EXE.

    Open an explorer window and navigate to C:\Windows\System32\. Find the file imageres.dll. You’ll need to first take ownership of the file, and then give yourself full permissions. If you don’t know how to do that, Google it or something, I’m not gonna hold your hand through this.

    After you’ve taken permissions, open it in ResHack. Look under the IMAGE resources and find your desktop resolution that corresponds to a resource number:

    5031 = 1280×1024
    5032 = 1280×960
    5033 = 1024×768
    5034 = 1600×1200
    5035 = 1440×900
    5036 = 1920×1200
    5037 = 1280×768
    5038 = 1360×768
    5039 = 1024×1280
    5040 = 960×1280
    5041 = 900×1440
    5042 = 768×1280
    5043 = 768×1360

    Note: If your resolution is not listed, you should use 5031. The image will stretch.

    Find the one that matches your resolution, and open that numbered folder. Right click on the “1033″ and select “Replace Resource”. Browse to another image (preferrably of the same size… I don’t know what Vista does as far as stretching/tiling the image). When it asks you for the resource info, type this in:

    Resource Type: IMAGE
    Resource Name: 50xx (your screen resolution from above, the 50__ number)
    Resource Language: 1033

    Your new image should appear on-screen.
  2. Xandu

    Xandu New Member

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    Why is this on an Apple iPod Touch forum?

    And here's a better guide to change logon screens on Vista in one line:

    1. Download and install TuneUp Utilities, click on Logon Screens.
    2. Enjoy.
  3. MrBrightside

    MrBrightside Active Member

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    Its off topic tech help, its fine to post stuff about vista or anything else. But TuneUp Utilities is a lot easier. I think you may have to pay after a trial unless you download it by ******* etc.
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    nice one
    windows belong to technology too

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