If you are using the Win 2k style logon prompt (not the Welcome screen) and want to change its default "XP" style to the "Classic" style, do this:
(Backup your registry before doing this, just in case you end having a problem.)
Open regedit, then navigate to: HKEY_USERS.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ThemeManager
Change the value for DllName to:
Close regedit and log off to see the new logon window right away.
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