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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Managing Your Windows User Account

On the logon screen, each user account is represented by the user account name and also by a user account picture. Windows Vista comes with 12 user account pictures, representing a variety of animals, sports, and interests. You can select the picture that most closely matches your personality or interests. If none of the default pictures is to your liking, you can use a picture of your own.

You can use bitmap (BMP) files, Graphic Interchange Format (GIF) files, Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) files, or Portable Network Graphics (PNG) files as user account pictures. The original graphic can be any size, but the user account picture is always displayed at 48 pixels high by 48 pixels wide. If you select a ...

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