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Old 06-03-2005, 10:04 AM   #1
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Why do some people want to change the boot screen (BIOS and Windows)?

What's the benefit?

For me, getting Windows to load up to a stable state is more important, isn't it?

What prompted me to ask this question is this thread
http://www.computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=15591
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Old 06-03-2005, 10:09 AM   #2
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It's just for show and fun, I guess.
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Old 06-03-2005, 10:10 AM   #3
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To a cool picture maybe.
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Old 06-03-2005, 10:11 AM   #4
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make there PC personal
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Old 06-03-2005, 10:24 AM   #5
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make there PC personal
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Old 06-03-2005, 11:21 AM   #6
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I don't know. I guess they think that having the most updated PC is a good thing. Screwing with the BIOS can turn your expensive computer into a nice looking box.
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Old 06-03-2005, 11:24 AM   #7
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XpUser, It has also amazed me as to this, too! They always end up screaming for help as to "why can't I get my computer to boot" later on and of course they will convenately forget to mention this fact that they have changed the bios or windows boot to reflect "their personal" computer. Then when we can't initiate the fix and they have to wipe and format and reinstall...guess who gets blamed as not good techs or bad help!
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Old 06-03-2005, 11:39 AM   #8
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Right on, lurks. This is the very reason why I skipped reading and helping threads dealing with boot screens.
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Old 06-03-2005, 05:50 PM   #9
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My boot screen goes past that fast I hardly notice it, so why change it.
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Old 06-03-2005, 07:48 PM   #10
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My boot screen goes past that fast I hardly notice it, so why change it.
Mine's faster than yours - no boot screens at all - BIOS and boot.ini selection and XP welcome screen. As soon as I power up the PC it goes straight to my desltop. Do you believe me?
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