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How to edit the Boot Graphics Resource Table / Edit windows 8 BOOT LOGO?

I want to edit the screen which is displayed when windows 8 (starts) loads (/loading). As for now it has the Toshiba logo, I want my custom logo or the windows default logo. I have found that UEFI ...
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Extract bitmaps from Win98 SOL.EXE

I installed Windows 98 in a Virtualbox with the games. Then I sent myself the game Solitaire (SOL.EXE). Now I have SOL.EXE on Windows 7 and it actually runs. But I just wanted to extract the bitmaps ...
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Send bitmap screen output directly to a file

The question Linux program for HTML/JS wallpaper got me thinking... is there a way to open an application so that the raster output which would otherwise be displayed on the screen is rendered as a ...
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inkscape: turning a bitmap png image into a svg object

I am using Inkscape to try and Trace a bitmap image into an svg object. I have used Trace Bitmap as explained here: http://superuser.com/a/79221/84604 But now I don't know how to separate the ...
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How do “file headers”, “bit maps” and “inodes” come into the picture when managing filesystems?

I'm a little confused on how these terms are thrown around in a book that I am reading. Are they all different terms that refer to the same concept, or are they slightly different implementations ...
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How to stretch an image in one dimension?

The title says much, but I'll explain in detail a little more. I need to stretch an image in one dimension only. That is, if the image is for example, 100x100 (Width x Height) I need it to be 100x104 ...
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How to test if a bitmap file has a transparent background?

I created a bitmap with transparent background but in the Windows Picture Viewer I see the white background and even if I reopen it in Photoshop CS3. how do I make sure the white colour in bitmap is ...
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Looking for “bitmap-vector” image editor [closed]

I used to use PhotoImpact which is no longer developed so I'm looking for a replacement. What made PhotoImpact great to me was the ability to work in both bitmap and vector modes. What I mean by ...
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Convert dwg file into a high resolution bitmap

I'm trying to convert an autocad drawing into a bitmap, that has better resolution than a simple screen capture.
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Save and restore multiple layers within a Photoshop action that flattens

I'm editing comic pages with layers - "background", "foreground", "lineart" and "over lineart". I have a Photoshop action that includes a Mode->Bitmap command, which requires the image to be ...
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Image Resizing by Slicing

I while ago I read an excellent treatise on resizing images without visible aspect distortion, using an intelligent slicing algorithm. I even found a Gimp plugin to do this, but I have completely ...
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How to convert poor quality bitmap image to vector?

I'm designing a website for a group which has lost the original digital image for their logo. The only file they have of it is a jpg which was embedded into a word document. The image has everything ...
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Convert color photos of documents to good black-and-white (bitonal) images?

Since I don't have a copier or scanner, I'm using an 8 megapixel camera to copy documents. This works pretty well except they need a lot of processing afterward. I'd like to get from a photo to a ...
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How can I identify fonts from an image?

Many times I come across bitmaps with nothing but text paragraphs, so I was looking for a way to identify the font used, the paragraph alignment, line spacing and color, bold, italics. Would an OCR ...