Re: default background color
From: Ramesh, MS-MVP (ramesh_at_online.mvps.org)
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 10:54:05 +0530
The Winlogon\Background takes precedence over the Colors\Background value.
Change the Windows Logon screen background color:
-- Ramesh, Microsoft MVP Windows XP Shell/User http://windowsxp.mvps.org "Gregg Shepherd" <GreggShepherd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:AEE81CF2-21D6-486C-A905-121E8F378F78@microsoft.com... > In Win 2K it was possible to control the background color for the .default > account. This is the data that is used when no one is logged in. One can > also put in screen saver data, etc in the users\.default registry section. > For instance, the reg entry below sets the background screen color to a > green shade when no-one is logged in. One can then put a bmp image on top > of > that, etc. > > [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors] > "Background"="0 110 74" > > However, WXP seems to ignore this registry entry and get its background > color from some other place. It stays black no matter what data is put in > this registry key. Obviously I can put a bit map file in the wallpaper > registry key, but unless it exactly matches the screen size, it will have > a > black border. > > Does anyone know what registry entry controls the background color for the > .default user in WXP? > > Thanks, > Gregg