Update: A better solution is now available to quickly change the logon screen background image. Check our how to add Set as logon background option to file context menu (right-click) for more details.
In the past, we reviewed at least ten free tools that help you in changing the logon screen background picture and tweak buttons on Windows 7 logon screen. Even though all tools that we have covered here on Into Windows work as advertised, you need to launch them manually to change the logon screen background.
Almost all utilities available to change Windows 7 logon screen have one thing in common. They are all portable utilities. If you have a huge collection of applications, then finding your tool to change the logon screen is a tedious task.
While launching a program isn’t hard job, an option to change the logon screen picture right from the context menu helps users quickly change the logon picture. When you right-click on Windows desktop you see options to open Windows personalization window. Why not add Logon screen option to desktop context menu so that you can easily change the logon screen.
Logon Screen tool is an application for Windows 7 that integrates into desktop context menu. In other words, after installing Logon Screen tool you will see Logon Screen option in desktop context menu along with Personalize, Gadgets and Screen Resolution options.
From now on, simply click Logon Screen option in desktop context menu to begin changing Windows 7 logon screen. Note that you can also add your favorite applications and Windows features to the desktop context menu by following our how to add program shortcut to desktop context menu guide.
And if you want to change Windows 7 logon screen without using third-party tools, follow our how to change logon screen in Windows 7 guide. You might also like to add Change Folder Background option to Folder Properties.