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Lock screen apps not showing up on lock screen

Question: Lock screen apps not showing up on lock screen

I've tried searching through the forum but can't see anyone who has a similar issue.

I can access the lock screen settings and I can see all available apps and have set a detailed status app and a couple of less detailed ones. However, when I actually get to the lock screen after having set the apps to appear, there is nothing but the time and date and WiFi in bottom-right corner.

Could this be because I am logging in locally rather than using a MS account?

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Answer: Lock screen apps not showing up on lock screen

I'm having exactly the same issue, and I log in using a Microsoft account.

- CMW

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Hi everybody,
I was just checking out the features of windows 10 when i came across the apps-on-the-lock screen feature (in Personalization settings). I tried setting up weather app, calendar and alarm app but NONE of them are showing up on the Lockscreen.

Is it because Windows 10 is still being 'built-up' or is this a bug?

Any solutions would be appreciated.

Thanks

Answer:None of the Apps showing up on Lock Screen!

bump.

I wonder how MS could ignore such a prominent bug??

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When I go to my lock screen (win key and L), I don't have any apps. I selected Favebook and weather but nothing shows. I downloaded an app called Chameleon but that doesn't do anything. I have Win10 home, Gateway, 6gb ram, intel i3 3.3 ghz.

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I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, but it reset my custom lock screen image.  I tried re-applying it but the lock
screen preview in the settings is stuck on a load loop.  Does anyone know why that is and why it won't set my custom image as the new lock screen image?
i can't find the  C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Systemdata, folder,
in my laptop
how to get default lock screen images in 8.1? plz help me..

Answer:Lock Screen Custom Image Stuck on Load for Windows 8.1, (Can't see the default lock screen images)

Please take a look at this link and it should solve your problem.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/29621-start-screen-set-default-background-image-windows-8-1-a.html

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Hi,

how to disable Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages?



I have desktop pc with two keyboards usb and bluetooth. Also TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack software, but in device manager: keyboard > hid keyboard device both using microsoft drivers. And I dont have any software installed for keyboards. Also bluetooth has separate system tray indications (it is also disabled) so its not that. I made some googling and found other fix it with Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Widcomm\BTConfig\General KeyIndication set to 0, but I dont have it in registry. Acualy I dont have anywhere in registry KeyIndication. So any ideas how to disable it? Thanks

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages

Hi,

You'll find that the messages are controlled by a piece of software that came pre-installed on your machine when you bought it. Try looking for a Hotkey managing app to see if the notifications can be disabled.


OS

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Hi,

I'm having a weird issue.

Every time I Restart my Laptop, the Lock Screen does not show the Welcome Screen and skips directly to the User Account login screen. Actually, it shows a darkish blue screen for a couple of seconds and then jumps to the user account login.

When I use the logout function or the shutdown (and I power it back on) everything works normally.

I have ran SFC / Scannow in windows (8.1 by the way).

Any suggestion ?

Thanks.

Answer:Welcome Screen (Lock Screen Pic) not showing on Restart

I may have misunderstood what you are asking but does this tutorial help?






In Windows 8 and 8.1 there are two "Lock" screens.
The user lock screen is the one that displays when a user locks the PC while still signed in to Windows, and when the user is selected on the sign in screen, times out, and returns to the lock screen. Each user is able to change their lock screen background image to an image of their choice.The default Lock screen image is the one that displays when there are no users currently signed in to Windows or selected on the sign in screen.



See full tutorial here - Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

Regards,
Jamie

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Hi all, i have some weird problems with Lock screen preview & apps, i have just installed the new windows 8.1, the preview goes blank and app icons disappear but i still can change lock sreen image and apps. I tried sfc /scannow but it didn't help, what should i do now?

Hope someone can help!

Answer:Lock screen preview & apps

Try:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Reboot & run sfc again.

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A few of the default apps are unable to be added to the lock screen on one of my computers, including calendar and mail. I also can't set calendar as the default calendar app. Otherwise the apps work fine.
I attempted to run WSReset.exe and that didn't seem to help, I then ran the Modern UI troubleshooter and it gave me the following report:
Issues found
Service registration is missing or corruptService registration is missing or corrupt Not fixed Not Fixed
Reset service registration Completed
Potential issues that were checked
Protected audio is turned offProtected audio is turned off Issue not present
Some security settings are missing or have been changedSome security settings are missing or have been changed Issue not present
Check for missing or corrupt filesCheck for missing or corrupt files Issue not present
Issues found Detection details
6 Service registration is missing or corrupt Not fixed Not Fixed
Reset service registration Completed
Potential issues that were checked Detection details
Protected audio is turned off Issue not present
Some security settings are missing or have been changed Issue not present
Check for missing or corrupt files Issue not present
Detection details Expand
InformationalService Status
Problem with BITS service : The requested service has already been started. More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2182.
Collection information
Computer Name: DKNIGS-RAVEN
Windows Version: 10.0
Architecture: x64
Time: Thursday, July... Read more

Answer:Some default apps cannot be used on lock screen.

For anyone else with this issue, I fixed it with elevated powershell command suggested via the following: Windows 10 - Some metro apps not working. - Microsoft Community

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I've seen this posted elsewhere but no one seems to have a solution. Any ideas on how to get my apps to show on the lock screen? I choose them to show, but when I lock the screen they are not there.

Answer:Why won't my apps show on the lock screen

It's only notifications for that app that will show. You can show detailed information for only one app.

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Hi there,
When I lock my laptop to go and do something elsewhere, it shuts down the apps that were running at the time. This is something that has just started happening.

The two apps to which this has happened are
Outlook 2013 &
Virtual Weather Station.

Please, can I have some help?

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I have disabled my lockscreen in both security options and power options, but it still shows up when it wakes from sleep... how to I get this PROPERLY disabled? Thanks :)

Answer:Lock Screen showing even though disabled

Hmmmmm, from control panel, search for wake up, there you'll find an option to disable this ;)

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My lock screen, with Windows Spotlight - that changing screen that shows up before you log on to Windows, and asks "Do you like what you see?" - is now showing random comments on the screen... I have no idea where these are coming from. They look like social-media-type comments, one-liners about the picture being showed.
WTF? Has anyone else seen this? How can I make it stop? I know I can change the Spotlight feature by switching to a static picture or slideshow in Personalization/Lock Screen, but honestly I kind of like Spotlight and was really enjoying it for a few months before these weird comments started showing up. Screenshot shows the settings I have currently (I never changed any of these):
Detailed status: Calendar
Quick status: Mail Calendar Phone Messaging
Not really sure what those do, or if they are related to the problem.
Thanks for any help!

Answer:Lock screen showing comments now?

Hello Samus, and welcome to Ten Forums.

That would be from "Windows spotlight" set as your lock screen background. If you like, set the background to "Picture" using an image you want for it instead to stop this.

Lock Screen Background - Change in Windows 10

Windows Spotlight Background Images - Find and Save in Windows 10

The status options are to let you know about any notifications or details for the selected apps.

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system is showing 24h clock. On my Surface Pro 3 as well.

Answer:24h Clock not showing on lock screen

Anyone know how to enable it?

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My lock screen, with Windows Spotlight - that changing screen that shows up before you log on to Windows, and asks "Do you like what you see?" - is now showing random comments on the screen... I have no idea where these are coming from. They look like social-media-type comments, one-liners about the picture being showed.
WTF? Has anyone else seen this? How can I make it stop? I know I can change the Spotlight feature by switching to a static picture or slideshow in Personalization/Lock Screen, but honestly I kind of like Spotlight and was really enjoying it for a few months before these weird comments started showing up. Screenshot shows the settings I have currently (I never changed any of these):
Detailed status: Calendar
Quick status: Mail Calendar Phone Messaging
Not really sure what those do, or if they are related to the problem.
Thanks for any help!

Answer:Lock screen showing comments now?

Hello Samus, and welcome to Ten Forums.

That would be from "Windows spotlight" set as your lock screen background. If you like, set the background to "Picture" using an image you want for it instead to stop this.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

The status options are to let you know about any notifications or details for the selected apps.

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Is there any software to lock screen with apps running in the background?
Like when i leave my room so i lock my screen with password and idm keeps downloading and something like that.
Thanks.

Answer:Is there any software to lock screen with apps running?

I was searching the net and got the answer.
"If you are running a windows computer simply hold down the windows key and press L. That will lock the screen. If you have a password on the unit, you will have to enter it before you can see the screen again. Your apps will continue to run behind the lock. "

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Hello,

I don't understand this, so apparently there are to ways to view info from certain apps on the Lock Screen but there are bugs that don't make it work:

1. A Detailed status; selecting the Mail app as for the detailed status doesn't show anything at all. All other apps shown in a detailed status work fine. When viewing the Lockscreen I can see that the Internet connection status in the right below corner has a circle in front of it.

2. A Quick status: NONE of my apps show any info (Mail, Weather, Calendar, messages) when I select them to show a quick status on my Lockscreen.

The Lockscreen I'm checking out is the one you get when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then choosing the "Lock" option.

What's the problem here and how can I solve this?

Answer:Apps don't show info on Lock screen

Could this be moved to the General discussion since it's about the general Apps that come with Windows 10? Thank you.

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So I've been enjoying Windows 10 plenty for the most part, but I've run into my first potentially hair-tearing issue. I would like to add the Mail and Calendar apps to display more detailed information on my lock screen (simple enough, right?), however when I get to the Personalisation window to do this, I find that neither of those apps are available to add (and many others are absent as well)!!

Is anyone else experiencing this annoying problem? I'm using Windows 10 Pro, if that means anything. :P

Answer:Default apps not available to display on Lock Screen...??

From what I can tell by further Googling/looking around, this issue seems to effect several Windows 10 Pro users... Can any other Pro users verify this issue?

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I need an application that help me to lock the screen of my window phone.

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Hello guys,

I'm using Windows 10 Pro.

I installed the OS from the ISO file.

There is one little bug though.
In the lock screen settings, in "choose an app to show detailed status", the place where I can add the apps for which I want detailed status to be shown like email, calendar, it is not showing. Instead, its showing "none". It means I cannot add an app for whose notifications I want to see in the lock screen.



Also, in "choose apps to show quick status", the only app that is shown is 'People'. No other app is shown.



any solution?

Answer:Apps missing in Lock Screen notification

Same issue for me, did you find a resolution? I have searched interwebs and only found this forums with a mention?

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Got mine installed today and went rather smooth. No major problems but one tiny annoying issue. We did the upgrade on 4 machines and 3 don't have this problem. I want to add mail and cal to my lock screen and it is not a option on my machine. (PRO others are home) After a couple reboots I got mail to show in the System->Notifications&Actions section but it wasn't for a while and CAL still is not.

Did some searching but everything returns "missing my get windows 10 icon"

Answer:Apps missing from lock screen notifications

I am having the same issue on one of my machines. I upgraded a total of 4 and on 1 I only have the option of NONE. The rest all have the standard Apps.

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Hello,

I don't understand this, so apparently there are to ways to view info from certain apps on the Lock Screen but there are bugs that don't make it work:

1. A Detailed status; selecting the Mail app as for the detailed status doesn't show anything at all. All other apps shown in a detailed status work fine. When viewing the Lockscreen I can see that the Internet connection status in the right below corner has a circle in front of it.

2. A Quick status: NONE of my apps show any info (Mail, Weather, Calendar, messages) when I select them to show a quick status on my Lockscreen.

The Lockscreen I'm checking out is the one you get when pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and then choosing the "Lock" option.

What's the problem here and how can I solve this?

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Yesterday my phone started displaying the following message on the lock screen:
New Year's Eve
Tomorrow: All Day
The lock screen was displaying the correct date (January 20th 2015). I checked the calendar and there is no event for the 21st of January. So, thought that maybe it was just a glitch and it would clear up by tomorrow. Well tomorrow is here now January 21st 2015 and the phone is still showing the message.
Any ideas as to what could be causing this?

Answer:Why is my Lock Screen is showing New Year's Eve Tomorrow: All Day?

Go to Settings -> lockscreen and pick any other app than calendar for detailed information. Now pick calendar again. This should fix it. If not, pick another app again, perform a soft reset, make sure your device is set to the current date and time, pick the calendar app for detailed information on your lockscreen again and you should be fine.

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Hi,

I noticed that when the screen is locked, when resuming from sleep, the desktop will still show for few seconds before actually loading the login screen.

Has anyone else noticed this?

I am on a clean install with the latest updates.

Thanks

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with windows 8.1 on phone, we had quick status on lockscreen for messneger,instagram etc now with the applications becoming universal, why isn't there quick status, btw quick status is the number of notifications along with the symbol of the application on the lock screen, it was very convenient

Answer:When are we going to get quick status for mainstream apps on the lock screen?

Huh? My Lumia 950 XL has notifications. Are you saying you don't have them under Settings - Personalization - Lock screen?

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Hi, recently i've tried to change my Lock Screen settings and i've found that the entire page in PC settings for the Lock Screen seems corrupt in some way. As can be seen from the screenshot below, I cannot view my current lock screen background (no endless spinnning wheel, just an empty area) or change it (if i click on one of the others, the chosen picture appears to move into the white space area although I still can't see it - the old one just moves into view below - although it does change the actual lock screen background) and weirdly the Lock Screen apps are showing their application path rather than their icons - even if i try to change them, it still shows their path - and I don't feel they're actually being displayed on the lock screen regardless.

Does anyone have any ideas? I've tried deleting the C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\SystemData folder that was suggested in another thread, but that has had zero effect.

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id like to know if I can create a lock screen when my computer boots up to completely lock it from a very advanced user? Or any other ideas would be great. I'd like to know when im not home my computer is completely locked from my very spying boyfriend! I live alone, but sometimes he's here while im working. Im using windows 7 home premium. Thanks ahead of time for any ideas
 

Answer:would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock it .

Re: would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock

Don't log in :-D

Use a very difficult password. We have plenty of password generators on majorgeeks.
Enable the system admin account and password protect it.
Those two are probably enough. How advanced is he?
 

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On my lock screen (black) clock + date is shown. Also holidays. But my phone (new Lumia 950) shows holidays for my country (Slovenia) + Croatia. Is there a setting for this?
thx
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my lumia 430 mobile showing only lock screen image. After unlock nothing showing. showing black screen only. can't go start menu. Incoming calls are working. showing tower icon and battery i con.

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Hi,
Just upgraded to Win 10. We have 4 different, non password-protected accounts on our home PC. Before upgrading, the PC used to show a lock-type screen with all 4 accounts straight after booting up. Now, it seems to log on straight away as the person who was last logged on. How can I override this and get Win to show the screen where I can select from all 4 users again?
Many thanks for your help!

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My friends dv7-1135nr is not posting. The num lock and caps lock led light will flash once every 2 seconds at the same time. According to HP this issue is a " not functional" cpu. I am ordering another cpu for 16.00 off ebay because this is cheaper opposed to ordering another board. Anyone else have this issue? And if so did you fix it ?
 

Answer:dv7-1135nr black screen caps lock/num lock flashing

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Hi, new to these forums, hope I don't break any rules or anything here.

My laptop is a
Sony Vaio - Model: SVE141R11L
Product name: SVE14135CXB
Pre-loaded with Windows 8 x64
Intel(R) Core i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz
6GB RAM w/ 900GB HDD space
Purchased in Navy Exchange last year (around July 2013)

I have dropped it once or twice from at most a 3ft fall inside a padded case. I mostly use my computer for school work, some gaming, extensive video/photo editing, internet browsing. I've installed some debatable programs but have been installed long ago. Most of my programs included Microsoft Office, Adobe suite, Steam, iTunes, uTorrent, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, Winrar, VLC, etc. But are now gone due to the refresh I had just done last week for prior problems, but still experience problems.

I recently been having issues with my computer where it just won't respond at all. Like today, I had it working for a few hours, but then went out and left my laptop on the lock screen, and came back to it being completely stuck. Completely stuck as in, no keys or clicks would unlock the screen to the login prompt. However, my cursor was fully able to move around the screen, and my caps/num lock buttons work as they display the lights enabling/disabling them. The time when it was stuck was 8:03pm, but the clock was stuck on 7:55. But on the bottom of the front of the laptop, the HDD orange light is not lit up at all, which I believe suggest that the HDD is not reading/properly reading. Oddly e... Read more

Answer:Windows 8 Lock Screen Stuck, Cursor/num/cap lock work

Sounds like one too many drops killed the computer. You may get lucky and find a local mom & pop shop that will fix it cheaper then Sony.

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My PC is running the latest build of Windows 10 Pro. I can only get the one "detailed" status app to show up on my lock screen. The other 6 (mail, calendar, etc).. don't show anything at all - not even an icon. Is this a known issue? If so, is there a fix?

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Well, I have no idea what caused this but the tablet buttons (even the on/off button) the lights for caps lock and scroll lock as well as the automatic screen orientation change when I flip it to be a tablet have stopped working.Also the screen does not turn off anymore when the lid is closed. Reinstalled pretty much all of the drivers, no effect.Any ideas? Is this thing already broken?

Answer:X41 tablet buttons + scroll lock and caps lock lights + screen orientation change stopped working!

well, SOMETHING is broken.. though it would seen unlikely it is hardware.. a question: did you load anything new just before this happened..?anything at all..scanner drivers or printer drivers or a new application..? OH!, welcome to the lenovo community..! 





Bill Morrow, kept by parrotsSysop - forum.thinkpads.comX300, T60p, X60s,X60T (sxga+), Transnote, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPod----She was not what you would call refined.She was not what you would call unrefined.She was the type of person who kept a parrot.Mark Twain

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Can anyone tell me how to eliminate the lock screen preview and bypass the 'Sign In' button on the lock screen?

I often put my computer to sleep then to bring it back (in Windows 7) I would simply hit the space bar and turn on my mouse and it would go straight to my desktop. Now, I hit the space bar turn on my mouse, and it takes me to the lock screen preview then I hit the space bar and it takes me to a lock screen where I have to click 'Sign In' even though I have no password set.

I'm guessing I'll no longer be able to hit the spacebar, turn on my mouse and go directly to the desktop but if I can hit the spacebar, turn on the mouse, then hit the space bar one last time, that would be satisfactory.

Answer:Lock Screen Preview and Lock Screen nuisance

Turns out, the instructions I found to not require a password at the sign in screen did the trick for me.

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Getting super frustrated because I can't solve this simple problem.
The daily calendar reminders are not showing on my lock screen under the time.
In settings, I have calander set as the app to show detailed status on.
Using a1520 with Denim.

Answer:Calendar notifications not showing on lock screen [Lumia 1520] How to fix?

Have you used a custom lock screen app in the past? Could have bugged it out. You can try "resetting" your lock screen by turning Kid's Corner on then back off.

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My hp touchsmart tx2 when I power on the display stays black but num lock and caps lock lights flash ?

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ANyone have aclue how to get these working again  i did a clean install of windows and for the life of me can't get these to work I've installed all drivers from the drivers page with no luck

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T470 20HE model Windows 10 64-bitFn key actions are displayed with on-screen icons/symbols (Volume/Mute, Mic, Display brightness), however when I select Caps lock or Num lock, there is no on-screen display.I re-installed the latest Lenovo Power Management Driver and Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 but no success.When I open the Display Settings >> Display adapter properties >> Screen configurations, the section "Indicator settings for Numlock and Capslock" is missing.Here are the Lenovo instructions: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT002122 See attached file for comparison of the Screen configurations settings and my actual settings. Interestingly, in the Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Laptop 9.0.07 (current version) Readme.txt, (https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n1wvu28e.txt ) there is a reference to a fix in the 9.0.0.6 as follows:<9.0.0.6>
- (FIX) Fixed CapsLock and NumLock OSD issue that the screen configuration
setting function in display adaptor properties control panel may not
work. Please advise if there is another fix to show the Capslock and Numlock on the display. 


























OSD comparison.pdf ?138 KB

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Lenovo Y720 So, when I hit caps ock or num lock an on screen display tells me whether capslock or num ock has been pushed. While I appreciate it is helpful for some, in my case it become a hinderance. You need to remove "num lock" for single key print screen request, and if I have a short time frame, I am stuck without being able to screenshot until the num lock indicator goes away.  How do I turn off the on screen display.  Now, before you send me to the previously asked questions of similar nature, I have tried. There is no "display settings" in Control Panel. There is no "advanced display settings" on the settings panel. And there is no way to control it through NVIDIA or Intel graphics settings (that I can see).  Thanks kindly. 

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Good afternoon,

I just did a clean install of 7 to fix errors with my laptop, and it fixed one, but not the other main issues,
My caps lock, and number lock button on the keyboard don't have a light on it and the pop up that is supposed to pop up doesn't show up on screen.
I figured by doing a clean install it would all magically appear again... I was wrong, I have tweaked everything I could think of looking/trying to change setting from the keyboard in control panel, (including messing around with ease of use) and Gateways so called "support" area was of no help, as well as googling the issue has led me down a path of useless tips, I have also looked on this forum for help.

Any help in this area would be GREATLY appreciated!!

Answer:Caps Lock/Num Lock, on screen pop up gone Gateway NV77

Ok, I have a problem I have set up the sound, and it does not play a sound.

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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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I have a Acer Aspire 7750G-9411 laptop. I recently had to reload my operating system. since then the "on-screen " icon for the cap's lock and number's lock does not show up. I made sure to download and install all of the drivers but have been able to restore this one frature. Thanks for any help you can give me. Cliff

Answer:on-screen icon for Caps lock / number's lock is mi...

If you are using Windows 8, then it is important to note that the on-screen indicators for Num Lock and Caps Lock are not available in Windows 8. To know more about this, you can refer to the link below:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30035/~/no-num-lock-and-caps-lock-indicator If you are using Windows 7, you can check if following the steps below helps:1. Click on "Start".2. Type keyboard in the "Search" field.3. Double-click "Keyboard options".4. Go to "Key settings" tab and then, go to "Key settings" list.5. Locate and double-click "Caps Lock" and select the option "Display Caps Lock status on screen". Click "Finish".6. Follow Step 5 for Nums Lock as well. Hope this will resolve your issue.

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Hi All.

I have a new one installed Lenovo T450s with Windows 10 Entreprise.
I have joined the machine into a domain without some active GPO.
When I'm at home or sitting at a customer and must unlock the screen, it takes a war! It is as if searching for the DNS server for my AD domain as my PC is a member of.
In Windows 7 or Windows 8 there is no problem.
This is not a problem in Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Some have suggestions?

Thank you

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Ok I've been suffering this issue with Windows 10 for as long as I can remember, and it's stopping me using it as the primary OS.

In short I have two, intermittent issues which nothing I do seems to resolve.

1: After waking up from sleep and typing my username password and hitting return, the screen goes black. Cursor moves, Windows + P operates (Screen options do appear from the right) but doesn't actually make any difference, and I'm stuck having to hard reset because ctrl alt del doesn't work either. This isn't an every time issue, hence googling seems to fail miserably because all the examples are people getting it every time. This, for me, is a 3 in 10 regularity.

2: Logging a user off occasionally sees the lock screen ... locking up. Ironically. Mouse moves, and power button DOES work but that's all that works.

These issues are plaguing me and I just cannot fix them - endless googling has left me empty handed, and I've tried disabling SLI. No help. I've tried disabling apps. No help. Nothing I do makes any difference and event viewer doesn't seem to reveal anything useful either.

Anyone got any idea how I can resolve this?

System is:

132GB SSD OCZ
2TB Seagate HDD
4790K
2x980Ti SLI
32 GB RAM @ 1800 Corsair
Asus Z97-A
Windows 10 & Windows 7 dual boot 64.

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Ok I've been suffering this issue with Windows 10 for as long as I can remember, and it's stopping me using it as the primary OS.

In short I have two, intermittent issues which nothing I do seems to resolve.

1: After waking up from sleep and typing my username password and hitting return, the screen goes black. Cursor moves, Windows + P operates (Screen options do appear from the right) but doesn't actually make any difference, and I'm stuck having to hard reset because ctrl alt del doesn't work either. This isn't an every time issue, hence googling seems to fail miserably because all the examples are people getting it every time. This, for me, is a 3 in 10 regularity.

2: Logging a user off occasionally sees the lock screen ... locking up. Ironically. Mouse moves, and power button DOES work but that's all that works.

These issues are plaguing me and I just cannot fix them - endless googling has left me empty handed, and I've tried disabling SLI. No help. I've tried disabling apps. No help. Nothing I do makes any difference and event viewer doesn't seem to reveal anything useful either.

Anyone got any idea how I can resolve this?

System is:

132GB SSD OCZ
2TB Seagate HDD
4790K
2x980Ti SLI
32 GB RAM @ 1800 Corsair
Asus Z97-A
Windows 10 & Windows 7 dual boot 64.

Answer:Being absolutely tortured by lock screen lock ups...please help!

Disable Internal PLL Overvoltage. It should be 'Auto' by default. Choose 'Disable' from the dropdown and disable it.

Attachment 89957

See how it goes. Let us know.

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Hi! So, I've upgraded to Windows 8 RTM this weekend and I'm having this problem: Every time I boot the PC (shutdown or restart), the Num Lock key is off. Since my password uses numbers, and I'm pretty used to type it with Num Lock, I'd like to keep it always on. It was fine on Windows 7. Now, I've searched for it, and there is the "InitialKeyboardIndicators" key on regedit. I have changed values for all of them to "2", and it didn't work. My BIOS say to keep it always on. Is there anything else that I'm missing?

Answer:Num Lock always activated on lock screen

Netplwiz, or tap num lock before starting password entry.

Besides those, you can check to make sure keyboard is plugged in directly to motherboard instead of add-on card or something.

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I've been using Windows 10 for just over one year. For some reason the Lock Screen/Sign-in screen shows three users. All three are me in three iterations. I find also that when trying to save some excel and word documents I receive messages saying that i am not allowed to save to this folder or that folder. I am able to save to the desk top and then drag and drop the document into the folder that I need to place it in. I know that this must have something to do with "permissions". Not sure how to fix that. One of the accounts that shows up is the initial account that I created back when hotmail.com was around. Any ideas/advice on these issues? When i updated to Windows 10, pretty certain that i followed all of the instructions, although that has been over 1 year now. Thank you in advance...cheers and beers to all!

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I've been using Windows 10 for just over one year. For some reason the Lock Screen/Sign-in screen shows three users. All three are me in three iterations. I find also that when trying to save some excel and word documents I receive messages saying that i am not allowed to save to this folder or that folder. I am able to save to the desk top and then drag and drop the document into the folder that I need to place it in. I know that this must have something to do with "permissions". Not sure how to fix that. One of the accounts that shows up is the initial account that I created back when hotmail.com was around. Any ideas/advice on these issues? When i updated to Windows 10, pretty certain that i followed all of the instructions, although that has been over 1 year now. Thank you in advance...cheers and beers to all!

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I have W10 on 4 computers and each one is different regarding the lock screens "Choose apps to show detailed..." menu options. The PC i am on now shows none in both menus. and the other 3 show some but each is random in what it shows.

All PC's have all privacy options on and are signed in with a Live Account. Anyone know how to add apps to this menu? Or is there a way to force W10 to add the apps to the menu so i can select them for the lock screen?

Answer:Lock Screen "Choose Apps" menu shows NONE

Same issue for me, did you find a resolution? I have searched interwebs and only found this forums with a mention?

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I have an x61t that when it locks for screen saver password and you have to CTRL ALT Delete the relog back on. the CAPS lock on the onscreen keyboard indicates on but it's not. 1. Log into the tablet.2. The screensaver would lock the tablet.3. Press Ctrl Alt Delete to get to the logon screen.4. The on screen keyboard would show the Caps Lock key as on but it wasn't. If they pressed the Caps Lock key it would then be on.5. The users don't press the Caps Lock key now, even though it is being displayed as on, and they can logon OK. I cannot recreate this problem on another X61tablet and this behaviour happens even when the notebook is in a docking station with an external keyboard.  anybody seen this error before?  

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How to reset or go back to Win 8.1 or get the home screen of Win 10

Answer:I have downloaded Windows 10. After this the lock screen is showing "loaing...."

use the "windows phone recovery tool"

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I have The Weather app permissions set to allow it to display the weather on the lock screen. This has been working fine for some time -- up until now.

Now it only shows alerts, not the temperature. Any idea how to fix this?

Answer:Windows Weather and Lock Screen -- Weather not showing

To get the weather to show on the lock screen TWO things are needed:

Give the Weather app permision to access the lock screen.Tell the lock screen what you want to see.
I think number 2 is set up by default and I think I set up number 1 myself. This was enough to make it work.

Somewhere along the line I mucked up number 2. I do remember experimenting in that area.

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Hello! Since the most recent build of W-10 (9879), my caps lock, num lock, and scroll lock lights do not function on either computer on which I have W-10 installed (a desktop with a USB keyboard and a laptop with an integrated keyboard). The keys still work to correctly toggle the functionality, but the keyboard lights don't work. In case it matters, my keyboard's actual backlights and my mouse's internal light (not the laser, the internal LED) are working correctly, it's just the CL, NL, and SL indicators that don't function.

Anyone have any ideas for fixing this?

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock lights no longer function

Welcome to Windows TenForums, Vaindil.

It doesn’t seem to work on anyone’s system and there doesn’t seem to be a fix yet. You can read here into the beginning of the next page if you like.

https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...tml#post167249

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what to do when a dell latitude d630 laptop is not on but cap lock, num lock and scroll lock is on and i'e tried to check the VGA and the processor

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I can't tell exactly when this started as I have upgraded the NVIDIA drivers as well as the Dell bios and switched from running the onboard Intel HD 630 to GTX 750ti , but now on a cold boot, with the fast startup off, the screen flashes white for a sec after the Dell logo. It could possibly be white noise but I can't focus on it fast enough. It doesn't happen on restarts. I'm connected via hdmi out to a LG TV.
Dell XPS 8910 using the NVidia GTX 750ti and an HDMI TV as monitor Bios version is 1.1.0 ,1.1.0 Original version was 1.0.9, 1.0.9, can I revert back to 1.0.9 ?

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At the "Looking for you..." stage of unlocking my Lumia 950XL, since today I'm getting a little electronic sound just after pressing the side unlock button. I press the unlock/power button to wake up the phone...it goes to lock screen and starts the Iris scanner and "Looking for you..." and makes this weird 3 second or so tinny electronic sound. Most annoying, and I don't know where it came from or how to turn it off. Anyone else have this issue?

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Hello. I am trying to fix an HP G62-367DX Notebook PC.
Operating sys: Win 7, 64bit, AMD Turion(tm) 530II Dual-Core Processor, 4GB, 2.50GHz. I had this laptop since December of 2010 and on June of 2013 is when I used my notebook PC and was initially of no use. I have been working on my laptop on and off since. I am not afraid to open the sucker up and get this thing up and running.

The problem started out with what most ppl call it, the "blue screen of death". Like most ppl, I did ignore the blue screen and did a restart which brought me to the normal Windows screen and then it would start back up just fine. I found this in Device Manager's (Hidden Files):
Non-Plug and Play Drivers
-! ehdrv
-! epfwwfp
-! Security Processor Loader Driver
I am not sure if it has anything to do with what it was the blue screen situation, but I tried searching on the net on what it all meant and to see if I was able to fix it, but before I was able to do something about it, the blue screen kept popping up and it was getting worse.

The problem progressed to where on Windows startup it would just stop there, blue screen would pop up and of course I had to restart it and do an F8 key press for Safe Mode. I had to work on Safe Mode for a good couple of weeks before I can figure out the problem/s. I believe I had went into the system and found out it had something to do with some kind of error... *sigh* I did write it down, but that was like a month ago and I am unable to locate my ... Read more

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Windows 10 v1607 displays the lock screen image on the sign-in screen too, which is pretty cool in my opinion.
But if you wish to display a plain login screen, Open Start Menu, click on Settings.
Open Personalization settings and select Lock screen from the left panel.
Here you will see Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen.
Toggle the button to the Off position.

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i m unable to change my windows 8 appearance as this menu is disable in my windows can anyone please help me as i m new to windows 8 ?

Answer:unable to customize lock screen, start screen, account picture

If you're using the official release of Windows 8 Enterprise trial, you'll need to activate it. PC Settings doesn't have an entry to Activate, so you'll need to go to the Desktop to do so. The little Action Center icon on the lower right hand side (a little flag) should have a red X. Click on it, and it should say you need to activate. Do so, and you'll get those customizing features unlocked.

Product Key Number - Change in Windows 8

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I did an upgrade from Win 7 , and Screen Saver / Turn off display after 5 mins was working under Win 7 64 bit
As my title suggest Screen Saver / Lock screen Slideshow / Turn off display after 5 mins are not working under Win 10
The Lock screen Slideshow is there when Win 10 starts but only shows ONE image, never moves to another.
THINGS I've done so far to get any of these working ...Screen Saver / Lock screen Slideshow / Turn off display after 5 mins
I’ve turned off all the Wake on lan functions
Tried different folder/ images for the lockscreen Slideshow ,window spotlight and picture
Tried to set new power options , was able to get SLEEP to show up in "Start" as it was not there before, but once click , the display DID turn off, but wouldn’t turn back on with mouse movement keyboard presses, had to do a hard reboot. Win 10 started without issue and the SLEEP mode was no longer aviable via the power "start" menu.
Anyone have a clue how to get all of these working. Really would like my display to turn off after 5 mins , and the Screen saver to work , the Lockscreen I'm not fussed about

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Hi All,
Please kindly let me know how could i stop the spotlight (drop-down) screen in windows 10 using registry settings.
Means while we lock the computer or while we restart the computer then there one screen appears then we press "Space" and then went to up and then we can see the login credential page to login to the windows. I need to disable the same screen using
registry change".

I have tried with the registry
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\
Right-click the Windows folder and click New > Key. Name this new key "Personalization" and then navigate inside it.

but still i am getting the drop-down screen in windows i want to disable the screen it should not appears on the login page.
please let me know how could i disable that screen.
OR
If we can increase the time for the screen then how we can increase the time to display the screen.

Thanks & Regards,
Yogendra 

yogendra kumar

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I'm looking for an app that will rotate my lockscreen and home screen wallpapers.
I've just found Paper Shuffle which does exactly what I want for my lock screen but I want something for my home screen too.

Answer:Where can I find an Wallpaper App that will rotate my lock screen and home screen wallpapers?

At the store

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I have the option for 'Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen' enabled, but every time I get to the sign-in screen the only image that is ever displayed is the default 'beach from inside a cave' picture. My current settings are that it will choose images as a slideshow from a specific folder which definitely does not have the beach picture in it, and it works just fine for the lock screen itself.

EDIT: I changed the lock-screen settings to only use a picture instead and it worked just fine, but now the lock screen only shows that image, not a slideshow, regardless of settings. Is having the sign-in screen as a slideshow even possible?

Answer:Change signin screen to a certain image keeping lock screen slideshow?

Set this to disabled, see what happens, but it doesn`t show the ability to do a slide show. I just use the same picture for both.

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Hello all- I updated the BIOS to 2.26 a while ago and ever since then there's no on-screen indication of caps lock on/off, screen brightness or volume when I change it. Since it seemed to be affected by BIOS, I updated again to 2.27 just now, but the problem persists. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help. EDIT: Just fixed my own problem. I needed to update the Hotkeys Feature Integration by downloading the utility thingy from this page. Probably wasn't a BIOS thing after all.













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Answer:T440s: No on screen display of caps lock, volume, screen brightness, etc.

Hi Brightnsalty,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per your query we understood that you were facing issue with On Screen Display earlier on ThinkPad T440s.
 
And we glad to hear that the issue has been resolved after installing Hot key feature application.
 
I also suggest you to update Lenovo power management application, if the OS is Windows 7, please update Lenovo Power Manager application.
 
Cheers! 

Hemanth Kumar






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Hello, Windows 10 Pro, fully fully updated. The following happens on two completely different machines (desktop and laptop of different manufacturers).

Up until some time ago (I believe, before Creator's Update, but not 100% certain about that), I used to have Windows Spotlight activated, so that almost every day or every other day, on lock screen, I get one of those lovely photos from Microsoft world archive. However, I not only used to get them on the Lock Screen, they were appearing on the Sign-In screen as well on the first boot-up and Sign-in, as I thought they should, as Windows Spotlight works that way (right?). And I really liked it.

But as of one update, that stopped happenning. Windows Spotlight still works fine on Lock Screen, new photos just fine, but on the sign-in screen, I keep getting the Windows 10 default backgroud photo, the beach/cave one.

Needless to say, I changed nothing in the Sign-In or Lock screen settings at all.

Any ideas on how to fix this? I've already tried the "Brinx fix". Also, needless to say, I've tried resetting the Windows Spotlight back to Photo, and reboot and back countless times.
Cheers

Answer:Windows Spotlight Lock screen photo not coming up on Sign-in screen

Same here & has been happening since a CU in June, I've put it down to MS possibly breaking Spotlight with that CU or they've removed the feature.

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Kind of screen glitch that appears before windows 8 lock screen appears at start /restart and a notable delay in starting/restarting time than with my 1st win8 install.

I think this appeared after I installed my windows 7 back ( dont ask me why..)( a clean install) and installed my win8 back again.I dont think Ive done them corectly:

I couldnt install win 7 it in C ,neither to format that partition because of this message [Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks] and an error code 0x0000 smth... while attempting to format the C. I could only manage to instal windows 7 back after deleting all of the partiton and now I have a single C one.

When Ive tried to reinstall windows 8 these days I expected to see only a partiton where to put my windows but instead there were other minor ones too ( they dint shown during my win7 install) like they appear now if I open disk management .

So now I have that glitch when starting windows 8. I dont know how to describe it: its a black screen -with that windows 8 doted loading wheel -partially covering my Motherboard logo screen ( that screen at startup with bios setup, boot menu options etc).I say partially becuase I can see parts of my motherboard screen on left and right but they are kinda shredded and disolved into scraps. This appears after the clean Motherboard screen witht those options I mentioned above. On my 1st win 8 inst... Read more

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Hello, Windows 10 Pro, fully fully updated. The following happens on two completely different machines (desktop and laptop of different manufacturers).

Up until some time ago (I believe, before Creator's Update, but not 100% certain about that), I used to have Windows Spotlight activated, so that almost every day or every other day, on lock screen, I get one of those lovely photos from Microsoft world archive. However, I not only used to get them on the Lock Screen, they were appearing on the Sign-In screen as well on the first boot-up and Sign-in, as I thought they should, as Windows Spotlight works that way (right?). And I really liked it.

But as of one update, that stopped happenning. Windows Spotlight still works fine on Lock Screen, new photos just fine, but on the sign-in screen, I keep getting the Windows 10 default backgroud photo, the beach/cave one.

Needless to say, I changed nothing in the Sign-In or Lock screen settings at all.

Any ideas on how to fix this? I've already tried the "Brinx fix". Also, needless to say, I've tried resetting the Windows Spotlight back to Photo, and reboot and back countless times.
Cheers

Answer:Windows Spotlight Lock screen photo not coming up on Sign-in screen

Same here & has been happening since a CU in June, I've put it down to MS possibly breaking Spotlight with that CU or they've removed the feature.

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I have updated my Lumia 920 to 8.1, from then sometimes my lock screen gets magnified and it would be impossible to unlock as the fullscreen is not viewed. The phone has to be restarted for this always.
Secondary, earlier I used to easily access the videos or movies stored in videos folder, but now if we try playing some videos through VIDEO app it displays a message "signing in....",then "logging in........", but not able to connecct and videos are not being played.
Kindly suggest what to do in the above issues.
Regards,
damodar.

Answer:Lock screen gets magnified and unable to unlock the screen, videos stored manually not being played

Looks like you unlock your phone via double tap to unlock feature and accidentally turn on screen magnifier. To turn of screen magnifier , go to phone settings /ease of access / turn of screen magnifier.
For video , try to update the Xbox video app from windows phone store Video | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

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These aren't very important problems, but I'm just curious why this happen after Anniversary Upgrade.
- When I start my PC or when I shutdown/restart, in the log screen there isn't my profile image. Just the generic blank one.
The image is still present when I click on Start button on desktop and in Control Panel. I also tried to set it again.
- I prefer a "blank" lock screen background as I had before, with no panorama pictures or nothing. How can I remove it?

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These aren't very important problems, but I'm just curious why this happen after Anniversary Upgrade.
- When I start my PC or when I shutdown/restart, in the log screen there isn't my profile image. Just the generic blank one.
The image is still present when I click on Start button on desktop and in Control Panel. I also tried to set it again.
- I prefer a "blank" lock screen background as I had before, with no panorama pictures or nothing. How can I remove it?

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its been 30 minutes since my phone has been frozen at the lock screen, i try to swipe up and get the lock code but its not working. the screen is frozen, i tried to soft reset it by pressing the volume down and power button which isnt working. what do i do. i held it for 10 seconds and no change.

Answer:my soft reset isn't working and my screen is frozen on the lock screen

Did the phone vibrate?? If you will need to button combination to force a reset. I can't remember it off hand but have a look on the web, or join here and have more help available. The button combo is for Nokia / microsoft

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Hi,

I'm on RTM win 10 pro on my Dell 7720 laptop. Have 2 queries:

1). I've changed the font size to 150% which is fine on the desktop. But I need only the lock screen/Welcome screen to be 100% font size since on 150 % the font is too big and ugly. So is there any way to change only the lock/welcome screen to 100% font size again?

2). I'm experiencing fuzzy/blurry font and icons for some of the applications. For example: Dell touchpad circular scrolling icon is fuzzy, while on 8.1 it was fine. Even the text in Device manager is fuzzy, while on the properties window of this PC it is fine. See below:-





Please help.

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Lumia 735 second screen asking to ENTER PIN I've never seen this before and don't have a pin for it? after 3 attempts it asks for you too enter a passphrase which is A1B2C3 to try again I can not get into my phone. It's not the lock screen, i've already accessed that.

Answer:Lumia 735 cant get past enter pin screen after accessing lock screen

Is there any chance of a picture of this screen?

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Whenever my laptop wakes up from sleep and shows the lock screen, I click and type in my PIN as normal. But on the lock screen at the top right, there's a Cortana box usually giving an example of what I can do, like 'tap and say remind me to water the plants when I get home'.

The problem is this box stays on the screen after the computer is unlocked, and displays semi-transparently in the top left over all other windows, with the only way to remove it is to double click, have a Cortana window display full screen and then close it.

I'd like to find a way of either fixing this or disabling Cortana from the lock screen altogether as I never use this feature. Any tips would be appreciated.

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Whenever my laptop wakes up from sleep and shows the lock screen, I click and type in my PIN as normal. But on the lock screen at the top right, there's a Cortana box usually giving an example of what I can do, like 'tap and say remind me to water the plants when I get home'.

The problem is this box stays on the screen after the computer is unlocked, and displays semi-transparently in the top left over all other windows, with the only way to remove it is to double click, have a Cortana window display full screen and then close it.

I'd like to find a way of either fixing this or disabling Cortana from the lock screen altogether as I never use this feature. Any tips would be appreciated.

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How can I have the weather on my glance screen without setting the weather app as my lock screen? As I have the live lockscreen set!

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I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from the taskbar on my desktop. The upgrade was successful and I was able to use my computer normally. Today, when I started my computer, a disk check was started. After a long time of being stuck at 10%, I force booted the computer off. Now, the computer boots past the Windows 10 logo and goes to a black screen with the cursor. This screen appears before the login screen does. I am able to move the mouse but that is the limit of my control. The mouse is also showing the little blue loading circle next to it blinking over and over.

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Hello,

Is it possible to enable a background image for both the login screen and the lock screen? Even if it is the same one.

Thanks!

Answer:Enable background image in both lock screen and login screen

Hello Provost, and welcome to Ten Forums.

Yes, you sure can. The tutorial below will help show you how to.

Show Lock Screen Background on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

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I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro. Everytime or almost everytime I click on an app or go to the desktop and try to get on IE 10 (desktop version), my screen flashes and goes black for a few seconds then returns me to the screen with the space needle, then I click on it and it signs me back in. When I try to use Google Chrome, the websites freeze up on me. I don't want to have to reinstall/reformat as I paid $40 for this for one, and secondly, I don't want to have to repurchase Office 2010 as my licenses ran out. Please help. I ran every update that comes up and restart, but this doesn't change this issue. I'm hoping there will be a patch or service pack or some update that will fix this. Any ideas why it does this and any way to fix it without reformatting?

Answer:Windows 8 Pro, screen goes black and back to lock screen

I had the same problem at first. Then one day the listing of all my apps disappeared. I did a refresh and lost a lot of programs but the files were still there. Then I noticed that the problem with the apps had fixed itself and they worked. My feeling is that the initial install wasn't complete and the refresh completed the install. Recently, after loading my Epson printer's CD, the apps once again disappeared. Had to do a system restore. Now I am having trouble with my screen just being black and not coming on at all...even after a reboot. Win8 has a lot of problems.

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Since the latest update (It introduced the slide show of pictures on the lock screen. I think it is KB3124200) I haven't been able to press Enter or Space or any other key for that matter to "slide up" the lock screen photo to get to the password screen. I've looked through the lock screen settings, but I see nothing that could prevent this. Does anyone know why this is and a possible fix for it?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Not able to press keyboard to get from lock screen to password screen

Okay, I think I've figured out a solution.

What I did was right click the desktop and choose "Personalize", then choose "Lock Screen" and switch "Show Windows background picture on the sign-in screen" to "Off".

I have no idea as to why this would change anything, but it did solve my problem, and I don't need the Windows logo background, so I'm happy!

Hope this help

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So I disabled the lock screen as it's just another unnecessary click to login, but what I want to be able to do is customise the background image of the login/ctrl+alt+del screen. I know you can change the "accent" colour but I don't want to use a solid colour. How do I go about this?

Answer:How do I change the login screen image? (NOT lock screen)

DisplayFusion: Multiple Monitors Made Easy! ? Binary Fortress Software

Precisely: Windows Logon Background | Features ? DisplayFusion ? Binary Fortress Software

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Whenever I watch any YouTube video on my Lumia 620 (8.1 with Cyan on Dev Preview), the phone hangs. When I lock and then unlock the phone, a static screen welcomes me instead of my lock screen. No matter what I do, the static doesn't go unless I hard reset the phone. Anybody has any idea as to why this is happening?

Answer:Why do I see a static screen on my 620 with Cyan/Dev Preview instead of my lock screen?

please post a screenshot of that static screen

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How can I change the windows 8.1 login screen (that comes with a password) and replace it with any image? I'm not talking about the LOCK screen. I searched a lot , some websites told me to edit the group policy and add a custom image here

C:\Windows\system32\oobe\info\backgrounds
But this method did not work. What should I do? I don't need any third party paid software. I require a free method.

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Hi was wondering if others experience this. Trying to figure out the cause and if there is a fix.

When I turn on or restart my computer after the teal windows logo with the spinning wheel the screen will flash off quickly then come back on black and then 10 seconds later show the lock screen.

It's kind of annoying to have this delay happening and wondering if it's normal or something that can be fixed.

Answer:Black Screen after teal windows before lock screen

Hi BFG,

That sounds normal to me. The only variation might be "how long" you pause on the black screen (while your boot is being processed). Now, for some, that black screen might flash for only a few seconds but for others, it could last quite some time. My advice is to do nothing and live with it.

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Since the latest update (It introduced the slide show of pictures on the lock screen. I think it is KB3124200) I haven't been able to press Enter or Space or any other key for that matter to "slide up" the lock screen photo to get to the password screen. I've looked through the lock screen settings, but I see nothing that could prevent this. Does anyone know why this is and a possible fix for it?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Not able to press keyboard to get from lock screen to password screen

Okay, I think I've figured out a solution.

What I did was right click the desktop and choose "Personalize", then choose "Lock Screen" and switch "Show Windows background picture on the sign-in screen" to "Off".

I have no idea as to why this would change anything, but it did solve my problem, and I don't need the Windows logo background, so I'm happy!

Hope this help

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