Windows 10 May 2019 update is the latest update. The updated version has a beautiful design, Microsoft has also added various new features, redesign functions, as well as fixes many issues. Into these, Microsoft has given an attractive look acrylic (blur) effect to the Sign-in screen that makes it pretty. However, the feature is not permanent users can switch between traditional and acrylic (blur) Sign-in screen. While this welcome addition is nice-looking but if you prefer the traditional clear Login screen, then you can disable the acrylic (blur) background. If you’ve upgraded your system to Windows 10 May 2019, and want to get clear login screen instead of acrylic effect, try these tricks.
Here are three natural methods to disable acrylic (Blur) Sign in screen in Windows 10 May 2019 update.
How to Get Clear Login Screen in Windows 10 using Settings
Using the Settings app is one of the simplest and safest methods to disable login screen blur background in Windows 10. Here is how to disable it from Windows settings.
1. Sign in to your Windows 10 PC.
2. Go to ‘Start’ menu and then open ‘Settings.’
3. Select ‘Personalization’ from settings.
4. Then select ‘Color’ from the left-hand side menu.
5. Now on the right side, disable the ‘Transparency effects’ by clicking its toggle switch.
Acrylic (blur) Sign in screen background is disabled. Now, when you start your computer next time, you’ll see a transparent background on the sign in screen. You can see it now by restarting your PC or logging off your account.
How to Get Clear Login Screen in Windows 10 using Group Policy
In Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise, users can use Local Group Policy Editor to disable acrylic effect background in sign in screen. Here is the procedure to disable it from Group Policy.
- Press the ‘Windows + R’ key on your keyboard. This keyboard shortcut opens the run command.
- Enter the command “gpedit.msc.” Type the command without quotes.
- Then press ‘Enter’ or click ‘OK.’
- Now, go to “Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon.”
- Double click on the ‘Show clear logon background’ option under settings. A new window will open on the screen.
- Click the radio button of the ‘Enabled’ option.
- Then click on the ‘Apply’ button.
- After that, click ‘OK.’
As you hit ‘OK’ button the changes you’ve made will save means disabled the acrylic effect background. Now, you’ll see clear Sign in screen.
You can switch back to the previous settings by using the same steps, but select ‘Not Configured’ in the seventh step.
How to Get Clear Login Screen in Windows 10 using Registry
Windows 10 Home users can’t access the Local Group Policy Editor, but they have one other option to change this acrylic (Blur) Sign in screen. You can use Registry to get clear login screen in Windows 10 May 2019 update. But using the Registry is risky, and can damage your Windows, so be careful while editing.
1. Sign in to your Windows 10 PC.
2. Go to ‘Start’ menu and search for ‘regedit.’
3. Right click on the top search result and click ‘Run as administrator.’ This will open the Registry.
4. Now, browse to the given path.
5. Scroll down in the left menu and look for Windows folder, right click on it.
6. Go to ‘New’ and then select ‘Key.’
7. Now, enter ‘System’ for the key name.
8. Press ‘Enter’.
9. Click right on the newly created ‘System’ key.
10. Go to ‘New’ and then select ‘DWORD (32-bit) value’.
11. Enter ‘DisableAcrylicBackgroundOnLogon’ for value name.
12. Press ‘Enter’.
13. Now, double click on the created ‘DWORD’ file.
14. Change the value data to 1.
15. Click ‘OK.’
Sources :- CLEAR LOGIN SCREEN IN WINDOWS
Clicking ‘OK’ will disable the acrylic background effect on Sign in screen and switch it to the traditional transparent background. To reverse the changes, follow the exact same steps, but in Step 14, change the value data from 1 to 0.
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