Stardock LogonStudio Tutorial 1 – Installation
If you’re bored with the same old logon screen every time you start your Windows Vista or Windows 7 PC, LogonStudio can help. You can now completely change the way your PC greets you when it first starts up. Note that LogonStudio is not suitable for computers on an Active Directory domain. Active Directory domains are usually found in corporate settings and are managed by server computers usually running a Windows Server operating system. Unless you have configured your own Active Directory server, you will not have an Active Directory domain in your home.
Windows XP users – If you surfed onto this page looking for a LogonStudio tutorial for your computer, click here.
Installing the software is really easy. Firstly, visit the download page for LogonStudio and click on the Windows Vista/Windows 7 version of LogonStudio to be taken to the correct download. Save the file to your desktop or somewhere where you can easily access it. Once the download is complete, double click the file to start the installation process. You may need to enter your administrators password and/or click “continue” if prompted to do so by Windows User Account Control. You should then see the window shown below:-
Click “Next >”. You will be taken to the window shown below:-
Here you can choose where to install LogonStudio. The default location is correct for most users, so simply click on “Next >”. You will then see the window shown below:-
Simply click on “Next >”, LogonStudio will then install. When the installation process is complete, you will see the window shown below:-
The software is now fully installed and you can start changing your logon screens!