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How to change startup/shutdown background screens??

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I cannot find in any MS reference or resource book where to change the startup/shutdown screens!  Can anyone help with this??

Thank you,
Redtracer
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by:CrazyOne
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Are you asking how to changee their appearance and/or their behaviour? I am not sure it can be done.
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by:CSC_NT_Support
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Well this is how you do it...I believe they can be opened up with paint. but here are the files and locations of which do what....

C:\logo.sys - Startup Logo

C:\Windows\logow.sys - Shutdown Logo

C:\Windows\logos.sys - Shutdown Complete Logo

hope it helps
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Jeffrey J. Riggs
CSC - NT Server Support
Onsite @ Motiva Enterprises LLC
Delaware City Refinery
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by:hendrik999
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The answer of CSC NT Support is definitely only possible on Win9x computers.
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by:Housenet
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-I havent seen a solution for this in 2000 yet..
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by:Housenet
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-Well what do you know... Here is the answer... Intresting stuff...

http://www.3dpower.net/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000493.html
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better link,,,also sounds rather compulicated
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Thank you trekie1!  This was just what I was looking for.
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