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By default on Samsung Series 7 laptops, the Windows 7 login screen background uses the racing image. According to this question, custom background is typically set through the Group Policy Editor. On Series 7 laptops, that policy is not set.

So how can I disable the custom background?

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The custom login screen backgrounds are stored at C:\Windows\system32\oobe\info\backgrounds

Simply rename the directory to get the default screen. Open an administrative console and then type:

cd C:\Windows\system32\oobe\info
move backgrounds backgrounds.sav
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Or you can put your own custom image in the backgrounds folder and delete the OEM one, default size is usually 1024x768 –  Moab Dec 18 '11 at 0:59
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More info here on allowed sizes of custom images...withinwindows.com/2009/03/15/… –  Moab Dec 18 '11 at 1:17

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