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25-Jul-2012, 01:28 PM #1
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Hello

Here is a easy trick how to change the default picture Windows XP gave you and change it to your own picture.

1. Go to Start >> Control Panel>> User Accounts
2. In the or pick an account to change section, Click a account (Example: John Doe).
3. In the What do you want to change about <<username's>> account? click Change the Picture
4. Pick your own picture in The User Account Pictures section (You can also pick your own picture too!)

1. Repeat Steps 1 to 3 and Click Browse for more pictures.
2. Locate the picture that you want.
3. The user account picture will be saved and made the default picture

Have fun changing your picture!!

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25-Jul-2012, 03:54 PM #2
Just one thing is .jpg files will not work.
So use .bmp or .png
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Just one thing is .jpg files will not work.
So use .bmp or .png
You will have to go to that pictures folder and do these steps

1. Locate the picture then right click on the picture and point to Open With.
2. In the Open with Section Click Paint.
3. File>> Save>> Name it anything you want (example: picture)>> 24 Bitmap (.bmp, .dib)>> Save
4. Follow the steps on my first post and you should have it set!

Have a good morning!

Bryce


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26-Jul-2012, 12:08 PM #4
I got all to work just find.
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