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Customize Your Vista Boot Screen Generator


Development Dan has created a simple utility that lets you customize the boot screen that shows up when you boot up a Windows Vista PC. You can choose two images, an 800×600 and a 1024×768 image in up to 24-bit color, and they will fill your screen with wonder and color (or really stupid messages) when you start up. You can use any image you please, so long as it meets the requirements (and Photoshop,, or even Paint can handle it), so start creating!

How to:

  • Download the setup file and install, then run the software
  • Save your image as both an 800×600 and 1024×768 BMP (bitmap) file, or use two seperate images
  • Select both versions in the program
  • Save the boot screen file
  • Copy the boot screen file to [WINDOWS DIRECTORY]System32en-US
  • If you run into any trouble, it may be User Account Control getting in your way.

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January 17th, 2007 Posted by Nathan Weinberg | General, Windows, Vista | no comments
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