Support Information

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How to Add a Logo and Support Information to Vista
Synopsis
This will show you how to customize your System properties window by adding a logo and any support information of your choice.
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.

Before.jpg

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)​
OEMInformation.jpg

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.​
Logo_Reg.jpg

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
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.​
Manufacturer_Reg.jpg

D) Type in a name and click on OK. (See screenshot below)​
EXAMPLE: Shawn Brink
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.​
SupportHours_Reg.jpg

D) Type in your support hours and click on OK. (See screenshot below)​
EXAMPLE: 24 Hours - 7 Days a Week
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.​
SupportPhone_Reg.jpg

D) Type in a phone number and click on OK. (See screenshot below)​
EXAMPLE: None
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.​
SupportURL_Reg.jpg

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
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.

After.jpg
That's it,
Shawn


 

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.Joe

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Another kewl one Shawn :)
 

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Brink

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

Shanw
 

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    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 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

Brink

Staff member
mvp
Your welcome Ginza.

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 ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    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
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G7 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    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 3
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 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

TimUnrue

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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,

Tim
 

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Brink

Staff member
mvp
Your welcome Tim, and welcome to Vista Forums. :party:

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

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 ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    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
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G7 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    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 3
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 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

Axon

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

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fieseler

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

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