Login Windows Background Picture Missing.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by scott:mac, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. scott:mac macrumors regular

    Feb 10, 2008
    Great Britain
    Hey, The login picture which i belive is supposed to be the traditional Purple Star and Space Leopard background as you login is missing.

    Now it just shows up with a dull blue.
    Im worried i may have deleted a file or messed my system up.
    Please help.

    Here is an image

    Regards. Scott:apple:
  2. toolbox macrumors 68020


    Oct 6, 2007
    Australia (WA)
    The background is called "DefaultDesktop.jpg" if you open up the finder window and go to


    have a look and see if the defaultdesktop.jpg is present. if not PM me i am happy to upload this somewhere
  3. misterredman macrumors 6502a


    Oct 3, 2007
    You can also place one of the other desktop background picture from Apple at that location. Just rename it as indicated above and you will have a custom login picture.

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