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Is there a way to change to boot screen animation to a custom image or screen on Windows 8?

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See this site for more info cristalhack.blogspot.ro/2012/09/… Boot dll browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=bootres.dll –  user227528 May 29 '13 at 5:53

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So far I have not seen a solution where you can change the boot animation. There are changes you can make to the boot screen but replacing it isn't currently possible.

Here's a tool to help: http://www.wesnext.com/visual-boot-experience/

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Okay I take that back. You can replace it but getting your own custom one isn't currently possible. –  Matthew Wong Oct 30 '12 at 7:36

Step 1: Open Windows Explorer, navigate to C:\Windows\Boot folder. Here, “C” is your Windows 8 drive letter.

Step 2: Open Resources folder, rename bootres.dll file to bootresbackup.dll.

Step 3: Copy your new bootres.dll file to C:\Boot\Resources folder.Reboot your PC to see the new boot screen.

Good luck!

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And where do we get the bootres.dll file from? –  Zuck Oct 30 '12 at 7:41
    
Customize the .dll for yourself, then you can change to your own bootscreen. –  Sue Villa Oct 30 '12 at 7:54
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@SueVilla Do you mind adding instructions for customizing the dll, otherwise your answer is useless. –  Moab Oct 30 '12 at 17:57

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