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Windows 7: no animated boot screen using hdmi to dvi

07 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium X64
no animated boot screen using hdmi to dvi

I'm having an issue here. I have a nvidia geforce 7300gt with hdmi to dvi plugged in and it seems I only get the crappy vista boot screen. How do I solve this issue?
have a vizio VO22LFHDTV 1080p.

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07 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


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Is the issue with the boot-screen only?
Are you able to log into your desktop?

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08 Aug 2010   #3
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums Kenny301. This can be caused by multi booting OS amongst other things. This might fix it.

Start> Type cmd in search box> Right click cmd.exe in results above and click on Run As Administrator

Type in:

bcdedit /set {current} locale en-US


if that doesn't work, you can then try

bcdboot %WinDir% /l en-US


This is for US Windows 7, if yours is from another country, change the en-US to the correct language option. ( ja-JP, de-DE, es-ES, pt-BR, zh-CN, zh-TW, fr-FR, fi-FI , etc.)

Press enter and reboot. See if that doesn't do it.

People have had this problem using HDMI, try with VGA or DVI, see if it works then. There is a minimum graphics requirement for the 7 bootscreen as it displays at 1024x768. If it is set lower, you will get the Vista boot screen.
A Guy
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08 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium X64

did the second one that worked but no success. When I plug it in via vga it shows it. And yea I can still get in the desktop. With hdmi to dvi. Any other solution to this?
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08 Aug 2010   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I don't believe there is. From what I have read before, this has to do with HDMI, and the minimum resolution required to display the Windows 7 animation (1024x768). If it is not the bcdedit issue, then it is the resolution/hdmi issue. An annoyance at most, but if it really bugs you. Do some googling for windows 7 displays vista boot screen, or similar. Sorry, A Guy
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