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Windows 7: Log On Screen - Change or Remove Text Branding

26 Mar 2010   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
The Resource Hacker freeware is a little bit outdated especiallly for the 64bit Windows mentioned in the guide there.

It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler and works on Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT, Win2000 and WinXP operating systems.
Resource Hacker

The Restorator shows Vista support on the shareware version at Downloads - Restorator - Bome Software - Restorator - the resource editor for customization, localization, and translation. Edit .exe and .dll files directly - restorator - localization - translation - editor - windows resources - skins

Once you have edited the base.dll by removing the bmp files or making a swap you then click on the menu bar>File and select the "save as" option to have the altered file overwrite the original. You will be prompted about that for permission.
did all of that it's says requires trusted installer to make changes to this file

got it to work.

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27 Mar 2010   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate

text on logon not showing up need help
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29 Mar 2010   #32

Windows 7

Do what I ended up doin gin the end to make things much easier, add your brand or logo to the actual logon image your using...Much easier
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30 Mar 2010   #33

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit

I triend replacing the windows logo with an Alienware one.. but it didnt work.... i still get the windows logo with an overlay of my Alienware on top of the Windows logo but with 50% opacity
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30 Mar 2010   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Nice works bro,
ThNnx yew :P
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11 Apr 2010   #35


still access denied !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i took ownership and also log into adminstrator
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21 Apr 2010   #36

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
I triend replacing the windows logo with an Alienware one.. but it didnt work.... i still get the windows logo with an overlay of my Alienware on top of the Windows logo but with 50% opacity
1) can't use mspaint to edit the image
2) its the alpha channel basely it tells the software what part of the image to show.

I have edited mine and its working 100%

Adobe Photoshop is the way to go for editing any image with an alpha channel

If you do edit the file keep the width of the original images but the height can be any thing u want. just don't make them super big.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Apr 2010   #37

Windows 7

Hi, I spent quite a long time.... Would you be so kind to explain how exactly did you managed to use:

a/ Restorator 2007
b/ bmp's alpha channel (like there is one there....?) and then embeded it in the dll file
c/ I replaced my file with boot disc for those who are still on that part.

Please Shugo, explain which of all six files did you updated with your version.

Perhaps even a short image-edit tutorial could be highly appreciated.

Thanks! ;-)
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06 Oct 2010   #38

Windows 7 Pro x64

I found this tutorial to remove the branding form the logging page but it only seems to work on 32bits sytems.

I'm still trying to make it work on my 64bits OS but so far all I got is a black screen, forcing me to restore the old files.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Dec 2010   #39

Windows 7 64bit

Ok, I got this working. My question relate to its use in a corporate environment. Can we change this dll through group policy?
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