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Windows 7: Different Windows 7 Boot Screens due to Resolution?

19 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Build 7601 x64 - Windows 8 Build 9200 x64
 
 
Different Windows 7 Boot Screens due to Resolution?

Hi guys, I'm just curious about a little detail, is not something that bothers me, but I'm kind of curious.

I have a little Gateway netbook, as you know, netbooks res. generally sucks. Well, this little guy can be included in that list.

The point is that I get to receive a Windows Vista boot screen while I boot it on her screen.

But when I connect it on another monitor it will show Windows 7's.

Is it because of the resolution? Does the Windows 7's boot screen needs a minimum resolution to boot that is higher than 800 x 600?

Thanks in advance.

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19 Oct 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Did you do an in place upgrade from Vista?? This is usually the cause of differing boot screens... Of course, if you do a clean install of Windows 7, you wont have this problem...
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20 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Build 7601 x64 - Windows 8 Build 9200 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Did you do an in place upgrade from Vista?? This is usually the cause of differing boot screens... Of course, if you do a clean install of Windows 7, you wont have this problem...
Haha, actually I didn't. The PC itself came with Windows 7 basic, and I even deleted the hard drive twice after two different formats I needed to do with Windows 7 ultimate. It was not because of the boot screen since I really don't care, but it just makes me curious that's why I posted it here to see if someone had the same "event".

Thanks for the quick reply.
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20 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 (SP1)
 
 

The fancy boot animation is depended on the resolution. 1024x768 is probably the minimum.
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20 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
The fancy boot animation is depended on the resolution. 1024x768 is probably the minimum.
I'd agree with that - I saw it somwhere. Also, my netbook is 1024x600 I think, and it only does the Vista-style boot-up screen (clean install).
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21 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Build 7601 x64 - Windows 8 Build 9200 x64
 
 

Hahaha, ok. I knew it. Thanks for clearing this thing up.
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21 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

AlexYM presented this three weeks ago:

Quote:
To set Vista legacy green bar:
bcdedit /set bootux basic
Back to default Windows 7 boot animation:
bcdedit /set bootux standard
(or bcdedit /deletevalue bootux)
To get rid of all this crap at boot time:
bcdedit /set bootux disabled
Using Bcdedit (from limneos)
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