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Windows 7: Welcome Log On Text Message - Change


22 Nov 2010   #139
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Welcome Log On Text Message - Change

How to Change "Welcome" Text Message at Log On in Vista and Windows 7


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21 Dec 2012   #140
JohnnyFootball

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Success!! My file ended in [.exe.mui] so i just deleted the [.mui] part, and it worked perfectly! thanks for the help, and a really great tutorial!


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21 Dec 2012   #141
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Ah, perfect. I'm glad to hear you got it sorted.
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28 Mar 2013   #142
Invisinak

OKLAHOMA
 
 

I've done everything repeatedly and followed all steps. my computer only has one account on it so it's an admin account. I've got windows 7 home premium with SP1.

Now I've tried using resource hack in both admin mode and non-admin mode, I've changed both files in just the system32 folder and the one in the en-US, to no avail, and I've made sure to compile and save and then do the "mcbuilder" trick in the command prompt. I've even tried the trick someone posted about maybe uninstalling a program so that windows has to reconfigure and that didn't work either.

The only issue that I think could be playing a roll would when I copy it over to the folder it seems to change the name of the file. I'll show you a screenshot below. (the issue being in the red circle)



Any thoughts on this?
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28 Mar 2013   #143
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Invisinak, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yep, that would be it. You would need to rename the file to remove the extra .mui, then copy it into the C:\Windows\System32\en-US folder.
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28 Mar 2013   #144
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Very nice. Something I didn't know. As always great work Shawn
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29 Mar 2013   #145
Invisinak

OKLAHOMA
 
 

I tried the renaming it thing and that didn't work so what I did we start with a freshly created admin account and changed it there. Once I restarted it worked like a charm. Must have been the changes I've made over the years to the system files or something that wasn't allowing it to take effect. After that I just downgraded that account to a guest account and deleted the original guest account so I didn't have an extra useless account and I'm good to go. So thanks for making this tutorial and maybe what I did can help out some others.
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29 Mar 2013   #146
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Invisinak,

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. Thank you for posting back with your results to help others that may have the same issue.
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18 Apr 2013   #147
Aaronk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Could not get this to work at all tried all the alternative methods to fix but none worked (i.e i tried to add another admin account, I already am the only admin on the system).

I have win 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1, believe me when I tell you i have followed your guide step by step this is not the first time i have done something like this.

The file ("winlogon.exe.mui") itself changes to say what I want (in this case i want it to say "Welcome Back Commander") but when i restart the welcome message does not.

One thing that i was wondering is i have US win 7 installed but UK language settings could this be an issue (I also tried altering the code in "winlogon.exe.mui" so that under sub-language it said english UK instead of US but no luck).

I don't know what else to try, do you have any other methods to try or any ideas why this would not work?
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18 Apr 2013   #148
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Aaronk, and welcome to Seven Forums.

As a test, enable and sign in to the built-in Administrator account to see if you may be able to successfully do it in this account instead.
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19 Apr 2013   #149
Aaronk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi thanks for the reply.

sorry for taking so long to get back to you but no luck is there anything else i could try?
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