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.


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This cumulative update includes the following performance and reliability improvements:

  • 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 screen shots. 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

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