My Computer Computer Type: Tablet System Manufacturer/Model Number: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 OS: Windows 10 CPU: i7 Quote msawyer612 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Posts : 2 Not sure if you have the same issue, but that what I think is going on here. Default lock screen = the 1st screen you see after powering on your PC AND before logging in. Please Try Again" For Windows 8, 8.1 Published: August 20, 2013 | Applies to: Troubleshooting, Windows 8 This article will show you the way to fix "Setting The Lock Screen Failed" http://passwordrecoverysoftware.org/lock-screen/lockscreen.html
Many websites suggest deleting this key from Registry to remove Homegroup icon from Desktop or My Computer window so its possible that you followed their advice and deleted the Registry key This is true because every time I login to my computer I have the same default image I got when I installed windows 8.1. It would appear set, but lock screen would not change (even after reboot). 2. The work around for me, was to open up the Photos app directly and then find the photo within the app.
If you have laptop, do check whether your laptop manufacturer has declared that Windows 10 is compatible with their laptop or not. It'll immediately fix the issue and you'll be able to change lock screen background image and user account picture in Windows 8. Unfortunately it will change when the new windows spotlight picture is sent out. Lock Screen Error Windows 8 I can customize my account picture and desktop background no problem but when once I go to change my lock screen, my settings screen shuts down.
The screen flickers and that's it. Windows 10 Can't Change Lock Screen Some Settings Are Managed By Your Organization I ran sfc /scannow. All updates installed? Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are
Can't Change Lock Screen Windows 8
Tried choosing a different image or custom image.
Although that was a problem for a while as the screen would go black after it reinitialized. Can't Change Lock Screen Windows 10 Customization Enable or Disable Sign-in Screen Background Image in Windows 10 in Tutorials How to Enable or Disable Sign-in Screen Background Image in Windows 10 Windows 10 has a new sign Windows 8.1 Account Picture Error This trick has worked for many users.
Does anybody know the save location of this image file so I can... Windows 8.1 Lock Screen Won't Change Also Check: [Fix] Lock Screen Slide Show Feature Not Working in Windows Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows 8 METHOD 1: By Restoring Homegroup Registry Key Actually this problem occurs when a required Registry key is missing in Windows 8.
Have been happy with the looks and it has run all my programs so far.
Neither the GPEdit, nor the regedit trick worked properly: "Do not display the lock screen" is "Enabled", but the lock screen keeps appearing at start.... Motto 360 v2 (sexiest smart watch around) was triggering the unlock. Lock Screen is one of the thousand new features introduced in Windows 8. Go here, if you're getting "Setting the account picture failed.
PS: Check out following video showing the whole method live in action: METHOD 3: By Renaming SystemData Folder If above mentioned solutions don't work for you, try following solution: 1. Recently many iPhone users reported that their device’s Lockscreen becomes unresponsive, kind of gets frozen. They will run in 8.1. Lockscreen Slideshow in Customization Lock screen slideshow won't work !
how to disable LockScreen? Hopefully, it should do the job for too. You can check Windows activation status using System Properties.