The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse


How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7

(Solved) - Change User image location

(7 posts)
  • Started 4 years ago by cdcaskey95
  • Latest reply from StringJunky
  • Topic Viewed 339 times

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

Recommended: Clean Your Mac the Easy Way with CleanMyMac 3

If you want to clean up your Mac the easy way, CleanMyMac is a great tool to get the job done easily, and it will even keep your computer clean automatically.

Unlike the competition, it also includes great tools like a Clean Uninstaller, to get rid of applications and clean up the junk that they leave behind. All with the click of a button.

Download CleanMyMac 3 for Free Today

Posted yesterday 
Top
cdcaskey95
Posts: 8

Hi, does anyone know how to change what happens when you click on your user image on the start menu.
I have searched various forums and googled but haven't found anything.

Thanks for your time, Chris :)

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Chris hi. Not quite sure what you mean. The location of the image files, or how to change it.

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
Xhi
Posts: 6298

I think he means the icon at the top of the Start menu that represents the user. Clicking on it takes you to User Accounts, your user.

There is probably not a good way to change this without changing all User Hives in the Registry. Really not worth the effort.

Accepted Answer · Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

You can easily change it in User Accounts. Just browse to the one you want (if you don't want an MS one).

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
cdcaskey95
Posts: 8

Sorry for not specifying the problem properly lighthouse, but Xhi's reply was what I wanted, but shame that it isn't easy.

Thanks for your time, Chris

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

OK, I got you, I think :)

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 
StringJunky
Posts: 2454

I didn't know til xhi mentioned it that the picture was a link! You learn something every day. :)

Posted 4 years ago
Top
 



Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.