[TUTORIAL] How To Display Custom Message On Login Screen Of Windows 10

When your computer is locked out, a warning or a message on the login screen always comes in handy to warn the user who is going to use it or to show a message to the user who is going to interact with it. You can also use it to display funny or cool messages on the login screen. Its not a straight forward method but can be done using windows registry easily, so just follow the steps given below.


  • Open up run, by pressing “WINDOW KEY + R” from keyboard or right clicking on the start menu & clicking run.
  • Now, type in “Regedit” & hit enter from keyboard.

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  • Once in Windows registry editor, in the address bar, type in this “Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System” & hit enter from keyboard. (if you don’t have address bar, you can toggle it from View–>Address Bar, otherwise you can navigate manually too)

  • Now You should see two registry keys, “legalnoticecaption” and “legalnoticetext”, double click on “legalnoticecaption” & type in a title for your message, for example “warning”

  • Now double click on “legalnoticetext” & type in the body of your message or the message you want to show on screen, under title.

  • Once done, exit from registry editor.
  • That’s all, Your custom message will be displayed on the screen once you restart your system once.

Final Notes: This is a cool way of presenting a notice to the user who’s gonna use your pc. Although a restart may be required after this process to ensure that the changes took effect.


Thaks for the nice tutorial.


Thanks… Let me try this.


tried it It worked and now i say thanks buddy keep it up

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Nice tutorial.

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woh nice one

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Nice, thanks

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Woh, thanks

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Another Fantastic one. :slight_smile:

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I will try this! Thank you!

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There is no legalnoticetext for me :no_mouth:

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