Windows 10: Lock Screen and Desktop Background issue after resolution change

Discus and support Lock Screen and Desktop Background issue after resolution change in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello Everybody, This is my first post. Does anybody have any tips where to look with this one. I Have an all in one machine that has a native... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by nowhereman2001, Jul 30, 2018.

  1. nowhereman2001 Win User

    Lock Screen and Desktop Background issue after resolution change


    Hello Everybody, This is my first post.

    Does anybody have any tips where to look with this one.

    I Have an all in one machine that has a native resolution of 1920 x 1080.
    When Win 10 is installed it defaults to 1920 x 1080 with a zoom setting of 125%

    ( By "zoom" I mean the "Change the size of text, apps and other items: 100% Recommended")

    I change the resolution to 1366 x 768 with a zoom level of 100% and everything is well.

    However when I log off or reboot or log on as different user the lock screen and desktop area only partially shows.


    Lock Screen and Desktop Background issue after resolution change [​IMG]


    I can still move the cursor on the black area and I can press the items that are there but obscured.

    To rectify the issue I have to toggle the zoom from 100% to 125% and back to 100%

    I have updated the graphics driver already and tried a few experiments but the issue persists and is to some extent intermittent.

    Are these settings or images cached somewhere?

    Thank you for looking.

    :)
     
    nowhereman2001, Jul 30, 2018
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  2. Deepika Gowda Win User

    Lock screen background keep changing

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    As per the description I understand your concern about lock screen background, we will help you with this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to personalize the lock screen and check if it helps:

    Change your lock screen background:

    • Right click on Desktop, click on Personalization, and on
      Lock screen in the left pane.
    • Here, under Background (click on the drop down arrow) you will see
      Windows spotlight, Picture, Slideshow.
    • Select Windows Spotlight, lock the screen (Press Windows key + L) and check if it helps.
    • Also, you can select Picture, Choose your picture, lock the screen and check if the issue persists.

    For more information refer: Personalize your lock screen

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue, we will be happy to help you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jul 30, 2018
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  3. Karthicka_R Win User
    changing the background images

    Hi,

    In order to help you better, could you please confirm a couple of things.

    • Have you made any changes on the computer prior to the issue?
    • Are you referring to desktop background image or lock screen image?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to change the background picture and check if it helps.

    • In the search type as ‘Settings’ and click on it.
    • Select ‘Personalization’, under ‘Background’ option select as ‘Picture’.
    • Under ‘Choose your picture’ select any picture accordingly or you can browse the picture from your computer.

    You may refer to the below link and check if it helps.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17144/windows-10-change-desktop-background

    Please get back to us with an update on this issue, we will be happy to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jul 30, 2018
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  4. ConnerHaffner Win User

    Lock Screen and Desktop Background issue after resolution change

    Can't Change Lock Screen Background to a New Picture

    The command didn't solve the problem.

    The second suggestion is irrelevant, because I'm trying to change my lock screen background, not my desktop background.
     
    ConnerHaffner, Jul 30, 2018
    #4
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