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Prevent changing lock screen image

Description:

Prevents users from changing the background image shown when the machine is locked.


By default, users can change the background image shown when the machine is locked.


If you enable this setting, the user will not be able to change their lock screen image, and they will instead see the default image.





Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT

GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

We can use Command Prompt to add or delete the registry key(s):


For Enabled, Add the registry key:

REG add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization" /v NoChangingLockScreen /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


For Disabled, Delete the registry key:

REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization" /v NoChangingLockScreen /f


For Not Configured, Delete the registry key:

REG DELETE "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization" /v NoChangingLockScreen /f