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Using display fusion there's an option to change my logon background to whatever my desktop background is.

The problem is that whenever my background switches I get a UAC prompt. I understand that this is because the file being changed is within a protected system files zone.

My question is: Is there a way to move the C:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds folder to somewhere that isn't in the protected zone.

In windows XP, it could be done by changing a registry entry to point to a different folder. Are there such "hacks" for windows 7?

Alternatively, is there some sort of way that I could clear a path of permissions just for Display Fusion to have access to the single jpg file that it needs?

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If you are getting a UAC prompt because you are changing your background then thats a personal system setting because it does NOT happen by default. Furthermore Windows DOES NOT like you moving system folders to some random location the behavior cannot be predicted. –  Ramhound Feb 8 '13 at 11:57
@Ramhound: This is a program running with non-admin privileges (obviously) that is attempting to set the logon screen background, not the desktop wallpaper. Why wouldn't there be a UAC prompt in this case? –  Karan Feb 8 '13 at 18:57
@Karan - I missed the fact the author was using Display Fusion I figured he was just using the default feature within Windows to change his logon background. –  Ramhound Feb 8 '13 at 19:09
@Ramhound: Even if you want to do it manually, it requires a registry edit. AFAIK there's no built-in UI for this anywhere. –  Karan Feb 8 '13 at 19:23
@Dex: Try running Display Fusion as admin (right-click EXE for the option). You should see the UAC prompt once on launch, but then there should be no more popups when it tries to change the logon background. –  Karan Feb 8 '13 at 19:24

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