Windows Logonui uifile.txt

Posted on 2006-03-30
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I am in the middle of creating my own login for Windows XP and I am using logonstudio.  I have created the subsequent logonuiX.exe and would like to do the following.  After using logonstudio to change "to begin,  click your user name" to "to begin,  click your user name to the right". Given that is it about as far as it goes with logonstudio.  Now how do I change the font color and font of "to begin,  click your user name to the right to color of black and the font to tahoma from Arial?

Question by:Round_Butte
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    Expert Comment

    Hello Round_Butte  as far as I know you cannot actually change the colours other than defaults unless you use some kind of theme.
    You can create a new text message that appears on the welcome screen.

    this may help you
    Customizing Windows Using Logon Scripts

    Customize Logon Box Message
    This is the message displayed on the Classic Logon box, not the XP ‘Welcome’ logon screen.
    [Start] [Run] [Regedit]
    Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon
    Modify/Create the Value Name [LogonPrompt] according to the Value Data listed below.
    Data Type: REG_SZ [String Value] // Value Name: LogonPrompt
    Value Data: [Enter the text of the message]
    Exit Registry and Reboot


    Author Comment

    How do I change the font of "to begin,"  ?
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    Accepted Solution

    Hi I am not really sure these fonts can be changed without using some program.
    Maybe some other EE know about this for certain.

    Changing Font Settings
    Access the Display Properties dialog box
    Select the Settings tab
    At the bottom of the dialog box, click ADVANCED
    The Monitor and Graphics dialog box relative to your computer appears.

    Select the General tab

    In the DPI setting pull-down list, select the appropriate size

    OPTIONAL: In the Compatibility portion of the window, select from three display options:    

    Restart the computer before applying the new display settings  

    Apply the new display settings without restarting      

    Ask me before applying the new display settings

    With this scroll down to:
    Logon Registry Edits

    Author Comment

    I figured it out on my own.  It is the strings portion of the logonui file.  You refrence it in the uifile as cstr(1)-cstr(3).  thank you and  close the question

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    Use reshack!

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