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MarkSJ
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      10-31-2007
Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background image
of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to amend
the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone to be
overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.

Any help would be most appreciated

Thanks ...

Mark
 
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Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]
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      10-31-2007
Check this excellent thread on Vista x64:
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/60...ot-screen.html
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"MarkSJ" <> wrote in message
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> Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
> image
> of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
> amend
> the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone to
> be
> overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
>
> Any help would be most appreciated
>
> Thanks ...
>
> Mark



 
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Dave
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      10-31-2007
Have you tried this...
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...nge.html?ltr=L



"MarkSJ" <> wrote in message
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> Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
> image
> of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
> amend
> the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone to
> be
> overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
>
> Any help would be most appreciated
>
> Thanks ...
>
> Mark


 
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brink
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      10-31-2007

MarkSJ;499741 Wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
> image
> of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
> amend
> the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone
> to be
> overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
>
> Any help would be most appreciated
>
> Thanks ...
>
> Mark


Hi Mark,

This tutorial will show you how to easily change the Logon screen to
whatever image you want.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...en-change.html

Shawn


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Adam Albright
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      10-31-2007
On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:44:48 -0400, "Dave" <> wrote:

>Have you tried this...
>http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...nge.html?ltr=L
>
>
>
>"MarkSJ" <> wrote in message
>news512D57C-D5D5-4CF2-939F-...
>> Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
>> image
>> of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
>> amend
>> the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone to
>> be
>> overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
>>
>> Any help would be most appreciated
>>
>> Thanks ...
>>
>> Mark



My only question is WHY would anyone want to? When I boot I usually
leave the room and come back in a couple minutes. Only true blue
fanboys would sit and stare at their monitor watching Vista boot.

Good God, get a life people!

ROTFLMAO!

 
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Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]
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      10-31-2007
For me, it boots so quickly and I don't actually sit down and look at my log
on screen either. But for those with slow PCs, its probably a little
entertainment. Its their PC anyway, so they should have the priviledge
anyway they want, just as long as it does not compromise the PCs performance
or affect its stability.
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> On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:44:48 -0400, "Dave" <> wrote:
>
>>Have you tried this...
>>http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...nge.html?ltr=L
>>
>>
>>
>>"MarkSJ" <> wrote in message
>>news512D57C-D5D5-4CF2-939F-...
>>> Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
>>> image
>>> of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
>>> amend
>>> the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone
>>> to
>>> be
>>> overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
>>>
>>> Any help would be most appreciated
>>>
>>> Thanks ...
>>>
>>> Mark

>
>
> My only question is WHY would anyone want to? When I boot I usually
> leave the room and come back in a couple minutes. Only true blue
> fanboys would sit and stare at their monitor watching Vista boot.
>
> Good God, get a life people!
>
> ROTFLMAO!
>



 
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MarkSJ
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      10-31-2007
Thanks. I shall take a look. The website seems to be down at the mo so will
look later.

"brink" wrote:

>
> MarkSJ;499741 Wrote:
> > Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
> > image
> > of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
> > amend
> > the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone
> > to be
> > overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
> >
> > Any help would be most appreciated
> >
> > Thanks ...
> >
> > Mark

>
> Hi Mark,
>
> This tutorial will show you how to easily change the Logon screen to
> whatever image you want.
>
> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...en-change.html
>
> Shawn
>
>
> --
> brink
>
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask them.*
> OM\")
> *Please post feedback to help others.*
>

 
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MarkSJ
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      11-01-2007
Does this still work if the machine is joined to a domain?

"Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:

> Check this excellent thread on Vista x64:
> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/60...ot-screen.html
> --
> Andre
> Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
> My Vista Quickstart Guide:
> http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
> "MarkSJ" <> wrote in message
> news512D57C-D5D5-4CF2-939F-...
> > Does anyone know if there is an official way of changing the background
> > image
> > of the logon screen in vista. I know you can use a resource hacker to
> > amend
> > the imageres.dll file but its a protected file and is most likely prone to
> > be
> > overwritten by windows file protection or future service packs etc.
> >
> > Any help would be most appreciated
> >
> > Thanks ...
> >
> > Mark

>
>
>

 
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brink
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      11-01-2007

MarkSJ;500532 Wrote:
> Does this still work if the machine is joined to a domain?
> -------------
> "brink" wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> >
> > This tutorial will show you how to easily change the Logon screen to
> > whatever image you want.
> >
> > 'Logon screen - Change'

> (http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/79...en-change.html)
> >
> > Shawn

>
>


Yes Mark, it should work just fine. You will only be modifying one
nonrelated system file on your computer.

Shawn


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