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Windows 7: need to change "Starting Windows" on boot

30 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
need to change "Starting Windows" on boot

I would like to change the text/image that says "Starting Windows" when Windows 7 first starts. I don't want to change the animation, just the text. Does anyone know how to do this?

any help is appreciated.

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30 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)

A quick search on Google reveals this YouTube video. I have not done it myself, so can't vouch for the procedure. Also, there are comments to the video, which seem to be relevant to you.

Also, check out this thread.
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31 May 2010   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

There is probably a way but really I'm wondering why, it only stays there a few moments. IMHO it is risky changing things when first booting unless that option is a built in part of the O/S.
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31 May 2010   #4

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It has been my experience that a large number of problems have been caused by trying to improve the system. My advice would be to enjoy what you have, rather than to take a chance of causing a much more serious problem.
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31 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Changing things during startup can cause major problems in your system. I wouldn't do it, rather change the logon screen text where it says your windows version. I think theres a tutorial somewhere on these forums.
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18 Oct 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium

Just download a Program Called Windows 7 Boot Updater from here...Download program Win7 Boot Updater by Coder for Life .. works
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