Posted May 5, 2011 – 7:13 pm in: Windows 7 Guides
Microsoft’s newest version of Windows operating system packs-in a range of user interface changes. The all new Start screen, Modern UI apps, apps Store, Charms Bar, and Modern UI style Control Panel (PC Settings) are some of the key features and changes in Windows 8. Apart from the above mentioned changes, it also includes a beautiful lock screen, just like in Windows Phone, that displays date, time, notifications from apps, battery status, and it’s highly customizable too.
A few days back, we covered a detailed guide on getting Windows 8-style date and clock on Windows 7 logon screen with the help of a free tool. Today, we would like to share the beautiful default Windows 8 lock screen background picture with you. This is for all Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 users who would like to have Windows 8 lock screen background as their Windows logon screen background.
And if you would like to get some of the best features of Windows 8 on Windows 7 without installing the Windows 8 transformation pack, we recommend you check out our Windows 8′s Charms bar for Windows 7, Windows 8′s boot screen for Windows 7, and Windows 8′s Start screen for Windows 7 guides.
Step 1: Download the Windows 8 logon screen background from here. The picture is in 1920 x 1200 resolution.
Step 2: Now, download and use the free Windows 7 Logon Screen Changer utility to apply the new logon picture. You can also manually set the new logon picture by following our how to change Windows 7 logon screen without using third-party tools guide. You are done!