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Windows 7: no icon on bootup screen

06 May 2009   #1
WhiteWolf

Windows 7
 
 
no icon on bootup screen

I wasnt quite sure where to post this but when i start my machine and the "starting windows" screen comes up there is no win7 icon on the screen or anything. I just get a black screen with "starting windows" written at the bottom. Ideas? I'm not dual booting by the way.


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06 May 2009   #2
johngalt

 

Check your MSCONFIG and make sure you have not enabled NoGUIBoot option
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06 May 2009   #3
WhiteWolf

Windows 7
 
 

no, the box isnt checked
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06 May 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello WhiteWolf,

You might see if you have the default background image from the yellow TIP box in the tutorial below. If not, then you may be able to use the tutorial to manually set that, or a one you want instead, as the background image.

Log On Screen - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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06 May 2009   #5
WhiteWolf

Windows 7
 
 

yeh i do have the default background image. It's the screen before that which doesnt display propperly.
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06 May 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Doing a Repair install should restore the boot screen for you.
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07 May 2009   #7
WhiteWolf

Windows 7
 
 

i just did a fresh install onto a new HD and its still not working
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