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Boot Screen - Change

Thank you for the kindness + Interesting Chg of Subj!!!

See, that's what I'm talkin about; You coulda totally been like "Ah, nothin major to begin with, dude doesn't need to be involved, why waste the time writing the sentence." <- Small gesture; Shows the spirit of the site. That's why I came back on here when I saw this lonely post was still surviving. People still make efforts to have courtesy.

It's a rare thing these days. I know, I wrok on the tech. support frontline (for myself, which means I have no supervisor to say "Hey, mean customer, take this one, k?" ;-) ) So, not for nothin', but that meant something. Also, you were the one who set me straight when Iwas trying to tweak out my imagery to begin with!

BTW, after the fact, bootskin vs. logonstudio (stardock) vs. others... is it just me, or is Vista (in particular) or just LOGONSTUDIO the most overlooked product all around? People swear by WindowBlinds, or at least, Stardock does!

LogonStudio is, in my humble opinion, the easiest to use, simplest, just a teensy bit proprietary in that your format you save one in is their .logonstudiovista format, which is hardly cryptic to the point you'd forget why you saved it... so, yeah, I think it's a true blue good product. I'd say, much like eriversoft's FolderHighlight (a MUST for disorganized people like myself,) it's downfall is that you lose your progress when you do any even halfway intensive scrubbing, like:
- Yamicsoft Vista Manager's "Privacy Controls"
- jv16 Power Tool's Windows Cleaner
- (Note: CCleaner is gentle, doesn't hurt it)
- Anything abrasive, like Acelogix or beyond. (I never use Registry cleaners.)

...other than the fact that you may have to re-apply your logon skin (or, bootskin in SOME occurences,) I love the stuff. ...now, if I only had the money. (But, who doesn't* say that, right?)

PS - Heard of a phenomenal "potion" for A/V and A/M recently.
-Malwarebyte's (of course) Anti-Malware
+
-Avira AntiVir (I was skeptical, but it rocks socks); there's ALWAYS a 90+ day deal
& you must scrub it properly before re-installing!!!
+
SUPER Antispyware Portable
(Save to USB or CD, right-click on properties, unblock, then scan as COMPLETE, don't tweak anything except check for updates.)

Voila. Hardly anything can get past it or survive it. Even a bad case of Virtumonde/Virtumundo/Vundo - Zlob leavings / Worms... This has withstood the test of the titans for 4+ months for me. FYI you guys. Spread the word; My shop that I outsource (what I can't fix) to didn't want me leaking that little secret around...

...last step for security: Sysinternals' (Now Microsoft's) MS Autoruns to verify everything + TIS HijackThis (v2.0.2 now out.) Done.

The Old Timers who used to code in DOS and stuff said everything BUT those programs were n00b materials and I was miffed, but 120 days later I'm seeing their point.

Erik
v877051

At risk of being super nosy, why you guys waiting on an image? :geek:
 

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Brink

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I suppose that's the image that he would like to use and cannot find it anywhere else. ;)
 

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
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    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    1920x1080
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    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
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    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Logitech MX Master
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    HP Envy Y0F94AV
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    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
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    16 GB DDR4-2133
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    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
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    Conexant ISST Audio
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    17.3" UHD IPS touch
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    3480 x 2160
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    512 GB M.2 SSD
Ironic! (Curiosity/cat...)

Idon't know what prompted the curiosity, but it got me thinking, after the fact, that is...

I've been browsing sites to see what's popular (why ESET NOD 32 is so popular and why people still take risks with "unofficial" Adobe products baffles me, but to each his/her own, I suppose,) but I keep seeing these "Vector" photo collections, most of which are very cool looking. They seem to be Photoshop/Corel Graphics Suite-related or graphics design-type startup type images or something.

To me, a vector is something architectural or geometrical, not a picture of a piece of art or origami or something... haha... I found it funny to see phrases like "1,000 Beautiful Nude Women Vectors! Download Here!"

Random musings of an undercaffienated underslept computer geek.
 

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    Dell
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    Intel Core i7 820QM 1.73GHz "Clarksfield" (8 Threads)
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    Dell Inc. 0874P6 (U2E1)
    Memory
    4.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 661MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
    Sound Card
    (SoundMAX) IDT High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15"+ Standard Dell Studio 1558 LCD monitor.
    Screen Resolution
    1024 x 768
    Hard Drives
    (x2) 1TB WD "Elements" External HDD + (x1) 1.5TB WD "Elements) External HDD; 500GB Solid State Storage on laptop.
    PSU
    N/A Notebook
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    N/A
    Cooling
    External (NON-USB!) NZXT CRYO-S (X) Silver. ICE COLD.
    Mouse
    Good 'ol reliable USB 2.0 Microsoft 3-button mouse.
    Keyboard
    Standard, non-10-key, no fancy backlighting.
    Internet Speed
    16 Mbps w/ Aaris DOCSIS 3.0-compliant modem
    Other Info
    Gigabit LAN. Tight network security. (Hopes of getting a Linksys 4-Port Gigabit Security Router with VPN!) Disabled WiFi/Wireless hardware; don't believe in the concept. If I did, would use draft-N adapter.

napster91

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Guess he's not going to come around anytime soon
 

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Brink

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I guess not Napster. Sorry. :(
 

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Custom
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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
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    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech MX Master
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    HP Envy Y0F94AV
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    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
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    16 GB DDR4-2133
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    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
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    Conexant ISST Audio
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    17.3" UHD IPS touch
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    3480 x 2160
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    512 GB M.2 SSD

Sol7

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Custom boot screens on SP2?

Hello.
I've been googling for hours now, but can't seem to find an answer to this.

I've read the tutorial (By user Brink) on this website for changing your boot screen. Anyway, I tried using Vista Visual Master (which was in the tutorial) to change my boot screen, but ran into the error "Generate Boot Screen File Failed : Could not find a part of the path 'C:\Windows\system32\Boot\en-GB\winload.exe.mui'."

I can't seem to find out if the program is compatible with Windows Vista Service Pack 2. As such I can't tell if this error is due to my service pack or something else.

If this program is not compatible with my computer, apart from Bootskin Vista, is there anything else I can use to change my bootscreen?

My OS is: Windows Vista Home Premium 32-Bit Service Pack 2.

Thanks.
 

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Brink

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mvp
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Hello Sol7,

Did you do step 2 in OPTION TWO to run the program as an administrator?

If so, please try the program in OPTION ONE instead to see if it may work better for you.

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

Sol7

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Hi.
Sorry for the lack of a reply, but I can't shut down my computer right now, so I wasn't able to test the second program.

I have run the first program as administrator, but sadly this doesn't resolve the problem. The second program reports it's working correctly but I wont be able to test it until I can restart, which I can't yet because my computer is rather fond of the KSOD right now. It's a shame I can't use my own images with the second program, though. I don't suppose there's any other programs out there for this?

Thanks for the help.
 

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Brink

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mvp
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Sol,

I'm sorry to hear that. Please post a new thread in Crashes and Debugging about your KSOD (BSOD ?) issue to see if we may be able to help you with it. :)
 

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System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

UltimateSilence

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Brink,
Is there a way to revert to the original boot screen after installed SP1 or SP2?
 

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    Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz
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    Irvine
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    2GB DDR2
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    NVIDIA GeForce 7100
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    Integrated Realtek ALC888S
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    1024 x 768 (32 bit) (85Hz)

Brink

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mvp
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Hello UltimateSilence,

What do you have as your current boot screen?

You should be able to use either option in the tutorial to restore the default boot screen if you had changed it previously.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

UltimateSilence

Long Live Vista
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17
Hello UltimateSilence,

What do you have as your current boot screen?

You should be able to use either option in the tutorial to restore the default boot screen if you had changed it previously.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Hello,
My boot screen is the one included with SP2, but I want to revert it to the boot screen included in the RTM of Vista.

EDIT: I am talking about the "hidden" Aurora boot screen.
 
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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP-Pavilion FK786AA-ABA s3600f
    CPU
    Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz
    Motherboard
    Irvine
    Memory
    2GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 7100
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek ALC888S
    Screen Resolution
    1024 x 768 (32 bit) (85Hz)

Brink

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mvp
Oklahoma, USA

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My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

UltimateSilence

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP-Pavilion FK786AA-ABA s3600f
    CPU
    Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz
    Motherboard
    Irvine
    Memory
    2GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 7100
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek ALC888S
    Screen Resolution
    1024 x 768 (32 bit) (85Hz)

Brink

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I'm not sure how to restore that one unless you find a bootskin at StarDock (Option One) for it , but the one below with SP2 is pretty much the same though. Is this not the one you have with SP2?

 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

UltimateSilence

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Oh, shoot...
I do have that with SP2, but I miss RTM one.
Thank you, Brink.
 

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  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP-Pavilion FK786AA-ABA s3600f
    CPU
    Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz
    Motherboard
    Irvine
    Memory
    2GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 7100
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek ALC888S
    Screen Resolution
    1024 x 768 (32 bit) (85Hz)
Anyone have any modern-day Post SP2 options that allow easily changing the boot logo screen?
 

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System One

  • Operating System
    Windows 8 Pro x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP xw8600 Workstation
    CPU
    Two Intel Xeon Core2 Quad 3.2 GHz Processors
    Motherboard
    Proprietary
    Memory
    16 GB DDR2 800 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    nVidia Quadro FX 3800 PCI-E
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SyncMaster 213T 21" 4x3 Flat Screen
    Screen Resolution
    1600x1200
    Hard Drives
    Two Seagate Cheetah 300 GB SAS Disks
    PSU
    Proprietary
    Case
    HP xw8600 Workstation Case
    Cooling
    Two CPU Fans and One Larger Cooling Fan
    Mouse
    Microsoft USB Optical Mouse
    Keyboard
    PS/2 Keyboard
    Internet Speed
    7 mbps
    Other Info
    Storage Interface: Two LSI 3000 SAS Adapters
    Browser: Firefox Quantum ESR 60.2.0

Brink

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mvp
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Hello Jody,

Does none of the options in the tutorial on the first page work for you?
 

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System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD
I tried them, but I see they don't allow animated screens. That is indeed correct right?
:)
(I was having some issues running them initially but I got that working)
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Windows 8 Pro x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP xw8600 Workstation
    CPU
    Two Intel Xeon Core2 Quad 3.2 GHz Processors
    Motherboard
    Proprietary
    Memory
    16 GB DDR2 800 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    nVidia Quadro FX 3800 PCI-E
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SyncMaster 213T 21" 4x3 Flat Screen
    Screen Resolution
    1600x1200
    Hard Drives
    Two Seagate Cheetah 300 GB SAS Disks
    PSU
    Proprietary
    Case
    HP xw8600 Workstation Case
    Cooling
    Two CPU Fans and One Larger Cooling Fan
    Mouse
    Microsoft USB Optical Mouse
    Keyboard
    PS/2 Keyboard
    Internet Speed
    7 mbps
    Other Info
    Storage Interface: Two LSI 3000 SAS Adapters
    Browser: Firefox Quantum ESR 60.2.0

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Oklahoma, USA

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Yeah, they won't be animated. Glad you got it working. :)
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD