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    Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10


    How to: Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10

    How to Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background in Windows 10


    Starting with Windows 10 build 18237, Microsoft added an acrylic blur effect to the sign-in screen background. The translucent texture of this transient surface helps you focus on the sign-in task by moving the actionable controls up in the visual hierarchy while maintaining their accessibility.

    Starting with transparency effects that would also turn on or off the acrylic blur effect on their sign-in screen background.

    Starting with Windows 10 build 18312, Microsoft added a new group policy setting allowing you (administrator) to enable or disable the acrylic blur effect feature on the sign-in screen background for all users without affecting their transparency effects setting.

    If you enable the acrylic blur effect on the sign-in screen background, users will still have to turn on transparency effects for their account to see it.


    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the acrylic blur effect on the sign-in screen background for all users in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable the acrylic blur effect on the sign-in screen background.



    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background in Local Group Policy Editor
    • Option Two: Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background using a REG file

    EXAMPLE: Acrylic blur effect on the sign-in screen background

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    OPTION ONE [/i] Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background in Local Group Policy Editor
    The Local Group Policy Editor is only available in the Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.

    All editions can use Option Two.


    1 Open the Local Group Policy Editor.

    2 Navigate to the key below in the left pane of the Local Group Policy Editor. (see screenshot below)
    *Arrow Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon


    Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10 [​IMG]

    3 In the right pane of Logon in the Local Group Policy Editor, double click/tap on the Show clear logon background policy to edit it. (see screenshot above)

    4 Do step 5 (enable) or step 6 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


    5. To Enable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background
    A) Select (dot) Not Configured or Disabled, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

    Not Configured is the default setting

    .
    6. To Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background
    A) Select (dot) Enabled, click/tap on OK, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)


    Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10 [​IMG]

    7 Close the Local Group Policy Editor.





    OPTION TWO [/i] Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background using a REG file
    The downloadable .reg files below will add and modify the DWORD value in the registry keys below.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System

    DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon DWORD

    (delete) = Enable
    1 = Disable


    1 Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


    2. To Enable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background
    This is the default setting

    .A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Enable_acrylic_blur_effect_on_Sign-in_sceen_background.reg

    Download

    3. To Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen Background
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Disable_acrylic_blur_effect_on_Sign-in_sceen_background.reg

    Download
    4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7 You could now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Brink, May 8, 2018
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    Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10  

    Hi!

    Please see this -

    Enable or Disable Acrylic Blur Effect on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10

    Much easier.

    *Cool
     
    Compumind, Oct 27, 2019
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    Shawn Brink, Oct 27, 2019
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