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What is the location of the round silver frame picture around the user icon that appears on the login screen?
I want to find and change it.

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The ring around the user image and the glossy overlay is the following file:

/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/LoginUIKit.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LoginUICore.framework/Versions/A/Resources/avatarWhiteRing.png

The mask for the regular user image is the following file:

/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/LoginUIKit.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LoginUICore.framework/Versions/A/Resources/avatarMask.png

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If you use File Vault 2, it is much more difficult to change the resources for that login window. You are actually booting from the recovery partition. I suggest you keep your hands off that login screen's resources. –  Daniel Beck Dec 4 '11 at 12:45
    
Thank You! :) Daniel, I will be careful but it is manifestly important to change it! :D –  Val Kalinic Dec 4 '11 at 12:51
    
@ValKalinic I'm still working on changing the FV2 login screen. Another related question contains the tiny bit of information I was able to figure out so far. –  Daniel Beck Dec 4 '11 at 12:53
    
@ValKalinic Figured it out. See the other topic — it's not as difficult as I thought. –  Daniel Beck Dec 6 '11 at 20:20

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