Choose a picture for your user account and Start menu

You can choose a picture that will be associated with your user account and shown on screens or menus that display your user name, such as the Welcome screen or Start menu.

User picture in Start menu
User picture in the Start menu
  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety (or clicking User Accounts, if you are connected to a network domain), and then clicking User Accounts.

  2. Click Change your picture.

  3. Click the picture you want to use, and then click Change Picture.
    – or –
    To use your own picture, click Browse for more pictures, navigate to the picture you want to use, click the picture, and then click Open. You can use a picture of any size, but it must have one of the following file name extensions: .jpg, .png, .bmp, or .gif.

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