Quite a few transformation packs and free utilities are available to transform Windows 7 into Windows 8 and get several new features in Windows 7, Vista, and XP. Windows 8 transformation pack for Windows 7, ribbon explorer for Windows 7, Start screen for Windows 7 are the few software that help you bring Windows 8 features to Windows 7.
As we all know, Microsoft has introduced Windows Phone style lock screen in Windows 8 as well. The lock screen is the screen that you see after the boot screen and before the logon screen. It displays date, time, and also notifications from apps.
A little over a year ago, we covered how to get the Windows 8 style date and time on your Windows 7 logon screen with the help of a third-party tool named 8 Clock and Date for Windows 7. This time around, we have a screen saver named ModernLogin to get Windows 8 lock screen style screen saver in Windows 7. In simple words, this screen saver simulates Windows 8’s lock screen.
ModernLogin is a free screen saver for all editions of Windows 7. You can chose your own picture as lock screen background, select your own text color, select 12 or 24 hour clock style, and set the day order.
Just download the screen saver, right-click on it, click Install to see ModernLogin screen saver in Screen Saver Settings. Select ModernLogin from the drop down menu and then click Apply. Select the screen saver and click Settings button to set background image, text color, and change other settings.
All in all, ModernLogin is the perfect screen saver for Windows 7 users who are looking to get Windows 8 style lock screen in Windows 7 as well. ModernLogin is compatible with both x86 and x64 versions of Windows 7. We tested it on x64 Windows 7 Ultimate edition and can confirm that it works great.
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