Windows XP Boot Screens SP1

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Jz1397-5, Sep 29, 2002.

  1. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    Has anyone used a boot screen under SP1? I had problems with it (system would not recover). Tell me how you all did it.
     
  2. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    Please explain what you mean by a "boot screen".
     
  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    I have not tried one since sp1. Boot screen = black screen at startup with moving bar going back & forth.
     
  4. dave holbon

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    As far as I can ascertain overriding this screen requires a hack to the XP kernel as it’s loaded in a different mode to any graphics objects. There must be a way of doing it, but I don’t think it’s a good idea for even the experienced user. You can re-compile or send instructions to the XP kernel during boot-up but one simple mistake and it’s dead forever.
     
  5. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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  6. Chief

    Chief Guest

    You can also do it with the latest verstion of Boot Editor. You can get this one here.
     
  7. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    have you used bootxp for your bootup under SP1?
     
  8. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    I have, make sure you have the latest version and it works fine