Change User Account Image

Windows Tips & Tricks

Change User Account Image

»» 21.AUG.2018 / updated: ---/

Change User Account Image: The following description can help you change the dull image that Windows 10 automatically allocates to your user account.

Quick tip: For each newly created user account, Windows selects a generic image that can be replaced at any time. You can take your own portrait, browse the Images folder, or create it immediately with your webcam.


FIRST METHOD

To change the user's image, click the Start menu, on the left, at the bottom of the tray, and then on the left side of the Users icon, and then click the Change Account Settings link in the mouse menu.

click the Change Account Settings link in the mouse menu

The Accounts page displays the details window from which you can change the photo. If you have previously selected a photo you want to change, click the Search (Browse for one) button and locate the image and then simply click on it. The system automatically loads the image.

The Accounts page displays the details window

Do not worry if you have selected an image too large or too small, Windows reduces or enlarges the image size to fit automatically. (Images must be square, the system rounds). Only administrators and standard account owners can change the image, customer accounts remain with no-face gray silhouettes.

Quick tip: If you use Windows at work or at school, or if you are not the owner of the account, you can not replace the photos because the system administrator may have disabled access.


SECOND METHOD

If the above description does not work for any reason, the following description can help you change the image that Windows 10 automatically allocates to your user account.

  • Open the root directory of the system on which Windows is installed, usually drive (C:/). Simply click on the This PC (MyComputer) icon on your desktop, then choose the drive (C:/).
  • click on the This PC icon

  • In the menu in the top row, in Settings, click View, then select the checkbox next to Hidden Elements.
  • select the checkbox next to Hidden Elements

  • Click the ProgramData folder, which has been hidden so far, but is now visible.
  • Click the ProgramData folder

  • Click the ProgramData folder to find the Microsoft folder, then choose the Default accounts (User Account Pictures) folder.
  • User Account Pictures folder

  • Images can be replaced by their own, but it is important to give the same file name, size, and extension to the original one. Images: guest.bmp (448 x 448 px.) Guest.png (448 x 448 px.) User.bmp (448 x 448 px.) User.png (448 x 448 px.), User-32.png (32 x 32 px.), user-40.png (40 x 40 px.), user-48.png (48 x 48 px.) and user-192.png (192 x 192 px).
  • Images can be replaced by their own

    Quick tip: Select a picture for the user box, and then convert to an image editor of the same size, then change the default values. The most suitable image editing program is XnView. Download from the Internet »


    HOW TO RESET THE ORIGINAL IMAGE

    Use the image change method described above. The new image can be selected from the Default Accounts folder.

    Quick tip: If the user account is damaged or any other error has occurred and the problem persists, try to verify that it is resolved in Safe Mode.


    IN CASE OF SERIOUS ERROR

    The module is designed to provide a basic computer calculation and is strictly redesigned for Windows, drive and driver. Safe Mod text is used in color monitors, for which the module determines the care of the monitor. For the purposes of this Regulation, the following methods may be used in conjunction with the redundancy procedure and the amendment:

    1. - Safe Mode with command line »

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