How to Change Windows 8 Lock Screen Image

How to Change Windows 8 Lock Screen Image. Are you struggling to get Windows 8 lock screen image changed?

Here is the KB article and the post which will solve your problem! Microsoft has recently come up with a solution and that is explained in Windows 8 and Server 2012 cumulative update KB2770917.

How to Change Windows 8 Lock Screen Image

How to Change Windows 8 Lock Screen Image
How to Change Windows 8 Lock Screen Image

More Details

This cumulative update includes the following performance and reliability improvements:

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  • Enable enterprise customers to customize the default lock screen.
  • Improves the performance when you wake the computer and when the computer is asleep, in order to improve battery life
  • Resolves an issue that may prevent Windows Store Apps from being installed fully
  • Other software updates and performance improvements

The blog post from ConfigMgrDogs explains the same with screenshots. Read the full post here.

Following are three group policies we need to configure to get this done.

Force a specific default lock screen image

Prevent changing lock screen image

Prevent changing start menu background

Resources

What’s New In SCCM Windows 10 Servicing Dashboard | ConfigMgr HTMD Blog (anoopcnair.com)

Author

Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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