Windows Guides Feed

The default backgrounds in Windows 7 are very pleasing to look at.  However, many of you like to change the login screen.  There are plenty of programs out there that do the job well.  This one is in a league of it’s own.  Logon Screen Rotator (2.1.0.2) is a tiny freeware program that can not only change your login screen, it can use multliple images or folders of images to do it and rotate them.  An innovative touch to this program is it’s ability to change at a user specified time.

No installation is required for this to work.  Just extract the application and run it.

Logon Screen Rotator is a Windows 7 only program and requires at least the Release Candidate copy.

When you run it, you’ll be presented with this screen where you can add single images.  Use the context menu to configure.

1 (Small)

The Folders tab is where you can add folders of images to the mix.  Use the context menu to configure.

2 (Small)

The ButtonSet tab is where you can adjust the shadows of the button set at the login screen.

3 (Small)

The Settings tab is where this program comes into it’s own.

Be sure to click on Change Now when your done!

4 (Small)

5

When you exit the program you’ll receive this prompt.  Be sure to click Yes!

6

If anyone has any good suggestions of other freeware to do the job, please tell us about it in the comments :)

How to change your logon screen without 3rd party software.



Free PC tips by email

Search Windows Guides




Comments

42 thoughts on “Rotate and Change Your Windows 7 Login Screen”

  1. Mark McKay says:

    What a nice way to escape a mundane schedule (Even if it is just seeing a different screen now and again. If you’re in front of a screen a lot, believe me, it makes a difference).

  2. Mark McKay says:

    What a nice way to escape a mundane schedule (Even if it is just seeing a different screen now and again. If you’re in front of a screen a lot, believe me, it makes a difference).

  3. Angad says:

    Amazing!

  4. Angad says:

    Amazing!

  5. Saitek009 says:

    You could do this in XP with a utility from WinCustomize. Had to edit some weird file embedded in a DLL or something like that. Much easier in Win7 and this utility makes it even easier.

  6. Saitek009 says:

    You could do this in XP with a utility from WinCustomize. Had to edit some weird file embedded in a DLL or something like that. Much easier in Win7 and this utility makes it even easier.

  7. Dark Soul says:

    wow.. coool application :)

  8. vigge_sWe says:

    Wow, this seems very nice, might do this on my laptop

  9. Dark Soul says:

    wow.. coool application :)

  10. vigge_sWe says:

    Wow, this seems very nice, might do this on my laptop

  11. Lucky Le says:

    Can I use Windows Blind to do such thing like that ?

  12. Stu Hobbs says:

    I don’t think WB can do the same trick.

  13. Nicholas J West says:

    Excellent! I will do this on my laptop, after the reinstall I did yesterday.

  14. Lucky Le says:

    Can I use Windows Blind to do such thing like that ?

  15. Nicholas J West says:

    I remember I used to have a rather similar program, that was very buggy. May have been Windows blinds, but I don’t know.

  16. Ferris Henson II says:

    Sounds like a great program. Will give it a try.

  17. Ferris Henson II says:

    Tried the flip 3d button hack and it works great…great info from a great site!

  18. Joseph J says:

    Comment anywhere for Windows 7, okay.
    The links in the bulleted section of your last couple of emails have not worked. Thought you’d like to know. thank for the great stuff on your site.

  19. Stu Hobbs says:

    I don’t think WB can do the same trick.

  20. Xenio says:

    Nice info, thanks I will try this.

  21. Nicholas J West says:

    Excellent! I will do this on my laptop, after the reinstall I did yesterday.

  22. Gene says:

    Does this program work with the 90 day RTM version of Windows 7 Enterprise?

  23. Nicholas J West says:

    I remember I used to have a rather similar program, that was very buggy. May have been Windows blinds, but I don’t know.

  24. Rich says:

    Joseph – Thanks for pointing this out.

    Which email program/provider do you use? Your answer will help me improve the emails :)

    The bulleted links at the top of the email are self-referencing (within the email); some email clients and providers do not support this.

  25. Ferris Henson II says:

    Sounds like a great program. Will give it a try.

  26. Ferris Henson II says:

    Tried the flip 3d button hack and it works great…great info from a great site!

  27. Stu Hobbs says:

    yes it works with all builds of Windows 7 after the RC

  28. Joseph J says:

    Comment anywhere for Windows 7, okay.
    The links in the bulleted section of your last couple of emails have not worked. Thought you’d like to know. thank for the great stuff on your site.

  29. Xenio says:

    Nice info, thanks I will try this.

  30. Gene says:

    Does this program work with the 90 day RTM version of Windows 7 Enterprise?

  31. Rich says:

    Joseph – Thanks for pointing this out.

    Which email program/provider do you use? Your answer will help me improve the emails :)

    The bulleted links at the top of the email are self-referencing (within the email); some email clients and providers do not support this.

  32. Stu Hobbs says:

    yes it works with all builds of Windows 7 after the RC

  33. Analisa Martin says:

    Great addition…thanks for the info.

  34. Mike says:

    Sweet, way better than the manual methods I used before.

  35. Analisa Martin says:

    Great addition…thanks for the info.

  36. Mike says:

    Sweet, way better than the manual methods I used before.

  37. Ed Sadler says:

    No Windows 7 for me until October.

  38. Ed Sadler says:

    No Windows 7 for me until October.

  39. Aaron Nicholas Cooper says:

    well when i get my hands on the windows 7 i’ll definitely try this out

  40. Aaron Nicholas Cooper says:

    well when i get my hands on the windows 7 i’ll definitely try this out

  41. Taylor Ling says:

    Just tried this and indeed it works very well … Microsoft finally allows user to customize their own windows more and more … Thanks Rich !

  42. Taylor Ling says:

    Just tried this and indeed it works very well … Microsoft finally allows user to customize their own windows more and more … Thanks Rich !

Comments are closed.


Computer tips in your inbox
Sign up for the Windows Guides newsletter to get PC tips and access to free Windows books (More details)

Enter your email address:
 

Popular Guides

See which sites have been visited on your PC (even if private browsing mode is used)

Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc

Best Free Anti-malware

Hibernate vs. Sleep vs. Shut-Down

i3, i5, and i7; Dual, Quad, Hexa Core Processors. How to they Differ?

Intel's Ivy Bridge Processor: new Features

Submit Your Tip
Submit your computer tip to us; receive full credit for all published tips

Windows Guides on Facebook