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Customize OEM Info (Manufacturer Support) with your Name & Logo in Windows 7 and Vista

Customize OEM Info in Windows 7 and Vista

Brand your System with your Name and logo, which would be displayed on System properties. Now, It may be confusing for some people specially for newbies in computers about what exactly is branding your system. When you buy PC from Reputed Big Brands for e.g  LG, Samsung, Acer, HCL, Dell, HP, etc they add their Name and Logo in Manufacture support Information which could be seen in System Properties. In the same way, you could also have your brand name or your name with your customized logo on system properties. This could be done by customize OEM Info in windows 7 and vista using registry editor. This doesn’t require you to be an expert in computer or a geek, just follow the below simple procedure to have your own brand on system. If you are an XP user then you should check Branding System with XP which was posted in our previous article.

Customize OEM Info in windows 7

 

As you can see Techie Inspire image Logo on Right side of system properties and Some General Information on the Left.

Customize OEM Info in windows 7 and vista

 

Procedure…

1.) Start => Below Search Bar => Type Regedit and Enter

2.) Once Registry Editor is opened, navigate to below following location

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\OEMInformation

Note: If below keys are not found in Registry Editor, then download this registry file and add this key to the system. Before you double click to add this key, you may edit this file and fill the information to be added which would directly add the info to registry and can skip the below steps.

Customize OEM Info in windows 7 and vista

 

3.) Once you find OEMInformation key in Registry Editor, Now you can start modifying information in the appropriate field. After changing the value of key in registry editor, check the Changes by Going into System Properties or Just Press Win + Pause Break.

  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • SupportHours
  • SupportPhone
  • SupportURL
  • Logo

Now its time to add Logo, the Default path for logo would be,

C:\Windows\System32\oemlogo.bmp

Add your image with an extension of .bmp to the following directories, name your image with oemlogo.bmp and paste it to the system32 directory. However you can change the file location in registry key.

NOTE: The logo must be a BMP image file and cannot be bigger than 120×120 pixels in size.

 

If you are too lazy to follow above procedure, then for your convenience, before you start searching Google for tools for the same, I would list some tools which would do the same task.

Download Windows-7-OEM-Editor

Download Windows 7 OEM Info Editor

In the end, Tools and Software’s makes think easier to work and save time however Customize OEM Info in Windows 7 and Vista is not that hard using registry editor.

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