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    Support Information
    How to Add a Logo and Support Information to Vista
    Published by Brink is offline
    13 Dec 2007
    Support Information

    How to Add a Logo and Support Information to Vista

    information   Information
    This will show you how to customize your System properties window by adding a logo and any support information of your choice.
    Note   Note
    To see this, right click on Computer (Start menu) and click Properties, or open the Control Panel (Classic View) and click on System.

    EXAMPLE: Before
    NOTE: See After example at the bottom of the tutorial also.


    Here's How:
    1. Open the Start Menu.

    2. In the white line (Start Search) area, type regedit and press Enter.

    3. Click on the Continue button in the UAC prompt.

    4. In regedit, go to: (See screenshot below step 5A)
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\OEMInformation
    5. To Add a Logo Image
    NOTE: The logo must be a BMP image file and should not be bigger than 120x120 pixels in size. The logo must stay in the location specified in step 5D to be used, so store it somewhere it will not get deleted.
    A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and String Value. (See screenshot below)
    B) Type Logo and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
    NOTE: To undo this, right click on Logo and click on Delete. Click on OK to confirm.

    C) Right click on Logo and click on Modify.
    D) Type in the full path of the logo (BMP file) location and click on OK. (See screenshot below)
    EXAMPLE: C:\Windows\System32\VistaX64_logo.bmp
    Support Information-modify_logo.jpg
    6. To Add a Manufacturer Name
    A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and String Value. (See screenshot below)

    B) Type Manufacturer and press Enter.
    NOTE: To undo this, right click on Manufacturer and click on Delete. Click on OK to confirm.

    C) Right click on Manufacturer and click on Modify.
    D) Type in a name and click on OK. (See screenshot below)
    EXAMPLE: Shawn Brink
    Support Information-modify_manufacturer.jpg
    7. To Add Support Hours
    A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and String Value. (See screenshot below)

    B) Type in SupportHours and press Enter.
    NOTE: To undo this, right click on SupportHours and click on Delete. Click on OK to confirm.

    C) Right click on SupportHours and click on Modify.
    D) Type in your support hours and click on OK. (See screenshot below)
    EXAMPLE: 24 Hours - 7 Days a Week
    Support Information-modify_supporthours.jpg
    8. To Add a Support Phone Number
    A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and String Value. (See screenshot below)

    B) Type SupportPhone and press Enter.
    NOTE: To undo this, right click on SupportPhone and click on Delete. Click on OK to confirm.

    C) Right click on SupportPhone and click on Modify.
    D) Type in a phone number and click on OK. (See screenshot below)
    EXAMPLE: None
    Support Information-modify_supportphone.jpg
    9. To Add a Support Website Address
    A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and String Value. (See screenshot below)

    B) Type SupportURL and press Enter.
    NOTE: To undo this, right click on SupportURL and click on Delete. Click on OK to confirm.

    C) Right click on SupportURL and click on Modify.
    D) Type in the URL web address and click on OK. (See screenshot below)
    NOTE: In System, it will be a URL link that says Online Support, but will go to the address you typed in.
    EXAMPLE: Vista Forums
    Support Information-modify_supporturl.jpg
    10. Close Regedit.
    EXAMPLE: After
    NOTE: To see the changes, right click on Computer (Start menu) and click Properties, or open the Control Panel (Classic View) and click on System. If this was open, close it and reopen it to see the changes.
    That's it,
    Shawn




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    Re: Support Information

    Another kewl one Shawn

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    Re: Support Information

    Thank you Joe. I'm glad that you like it.

    Shanw

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    This is awesome and useful! Thanks for the tuts!!

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    Re: Support Information

    Your welcome Ginza.

    Shawn

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    Re: Support Information

    Thanks for the tutorials!!! I just spent a good portion of my day going through all of the tutorials that you have posted so far and they has improved my computer tremendously!

    Keep up the great work,

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    Re: Support Information

    Your welcome Tim, and welcome to Vista Forums.

    I'm happy to hear that they have helped you.

    Shawn

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    Re: Support Information

    Hehe, since I'm a huge Portal fan, I made this


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    Re: Support Information

    This is kinda cool. I've just added my online name, a link to vistax64 and intel logo for my processor

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