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Windows 7: Editing login text message "Welcome"

22 May 2010   #11
debugged

Windows 7
 
 

I did everything as detailed above and it worked fine on one Win7 system, then did everything exactly the same and it didn't work on another Win7 system. Reopening the winlogon.exe.mui file with ResHack shows the changes I made, but Windows opens with "Welcome" anyway. It must be getting it from another location...?


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22 Jun 2010   #12
xhimi

w7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1992Sara View Post
Hello! I've been trying to edit the "Welcome" message for some time now, searching threads, yourube etc. But I've never succeed using their methods. Does any1 know what I'm doing wrong/Another way of doing this?

Here's what I did:
Opened (with wordpad) the winlogon.exe.MUI file in C:>windows>system32>en-US
And changed these two marked words to another 7-letter word.

<See picture at the bottom>

I saved the file, orerwrote the existing one in folder en-US, but when i relogged, it still said "Welcome" when I logged in.

Thanks for your help.
Hi.
How to do this?
I go to C:windows>system32>en-US, but i can't open this file.
Acces denied is message when i continye to open.
Anybody some help please?
Thnx.
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11 Nov 2010   #13
richyrutsin

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by debugged View Post
I did everything as detailed above and it worked fine on one Win7 system, then did everything exactly the same and it didn't work on another Win7 system. Reopening the winlogon.exe.mui file with ResHack shows the changes I made, but Windows opens with "Welcome" anyway. It must be getting it from another location...?

I have the same issue, it worked on one machine, but when i try to do it on a different machine, the text shows up, any ideas gentleman to resolve this issue ??
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12 Nov 2010   #14
debugged

Windows 7
 
 

richyrutsin - see my post on my solution for this: https://www.sevenforums.com/customization/107683-getting-windows-recognize-login-text-changes.html
I will be interested to hear if this also works for you.
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22 Nov 2010   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I created a tutorial to help with this.

Welcome Log On Text Message - Change
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21 Feb 2011   #16
Aristotles

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Is there any way (once the file has been modified) to replace it through Active Directory and push it out to the desktops? just as we do with msgina.dll for the different CTRL+ALT+DEL designs we deploy for our XP systems...


Help would be greatly appreciated.
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19 Oct 2011   #17
oldretiredman

Windows Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Is there another place besides "winlogom.exe.mui" that has the "WELCOME " message?
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19 Oct 2011   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello RetiredMan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Not that I am aware of for the log on screens. Are you having some sort of issue changing it?
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19 Oct 2011   #19
oldretiredman

Windows Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for the quick reply, Brink. The problem I am having is strange. I had no problem changing the text the first time ,but I tried to change it again, but it remained the same text from the first change. I double checked winlogon.exe.mui and it showed the second change I had made. Just wondered if there was another location it was getting the first change from. Really like the web sit . Keep up the good work.
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19 Oct 2011   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you changed both the 63 and 1033 string table items, then I'm not sure why it didn't change it again.

If you like, you could run a sfc /scannow command to restore the default unmodified winlogon.exe.mui file so that you could start from scratch again with it. Beware though, the sfc command will also restore all other modified system files as well.
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