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Windows 7: How to change boot animation in Windows 7

28 Jan 2014   #911

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Bootmgr.efi has no function I know of.

On EFI systems, bootmgfw.efi is the boot manager... On new store-bought windows 8 systems, Secure Boot is enabled which disallows any change in bootmgfw.efi. Which then verifies winload.efi. Which verifies ntoskrnl.exe.... and so on.

Disabling secure boot allows you to mess with bootmgfw.efi, which at least allows an entry point to customizing it.

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31 Jan 2014   #912

Windows 7 Professional x64

Ah, it's in bootres.dll. That's right, I remember doing all this a while ago, but I'd forgotten the DLL file it was in. I prefer doing this manually, so this was very helpful. Thank you so much.
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02 Oct 2014   #913

Windows 7 Ultimate
boot updater and sysprep

if I use boot updater then I sysprep my copy of windows 7 . Then I replace all the original files with the new ones , reinstall windows will the new boot screen be shown or the default one? John
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31 Jan 2015   #914

windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jtcressy View Post
Has any progress been made on EFI support? I have a UEFI board and i've been able to access my EFI system partition and look at the bootmgr.efi file. Has anyone figured out how to crack it? I think this is something that should be of high priority because EFI systems are on the rise and windows 8 is picky about what type of BIOS you have. Plus, i'd really like to customize my boot animation.

This is my favorite animation that I want to apply (and I want to remove the text displayed by winload.exe) Aperture Boot on Deviantart
And i've applied it to a VM running in non-efi mode on virtual box and I really love it. I cant wait to get this to work on my host OS in EFI mode!
Any progress on a Windows 7 boot updater version that support EFI?
I'd be willing to test if needed!
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01 Feb 2015   #915

Windows 7 Ultimate

does this work on first boot? After reinstall?
what makes it go back to default when reboot.
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16 Apr 2015   #916

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi , im new in here . I have problem with app win 7 boot updater , when first click the app stoped working . Im use win 7 ultimate x64 , how to fix this ? thank you
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27 Sep 2015   #917

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

I recently found this app want to change the boot splash screen animation however when i run the program it throws up all sorts of exceptions. I have windows 7 64bit Pro installed. view the attatched pics. not sure what the issue is please assist i know this thread maybe old but try anyways thanks

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05 Jan 2016   #918

Win 10 64 Pro

Any chance of Windows 10 support?

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22 Jan 2016   #919

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

At the beginning you refer to just using a simple static image like in 5.x. I tried the 1st bitmap in ntoskrnl.exe and it did not work. Do I need to do something else?
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