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Customize Windows XP’s General tab

Customize Windows OEMIt’s easy to customize Windows XP’s General tab in the System Properties dialog box with your support contact information and your company’s logo just by using Notepad. Here’s how:

  1. Launch Notepad and type the following text, replacing the dummy information shown here with your own:
    [General] Manufacturer=Yethz PC Model=5551212 [Support Information] Line1=Call Me for technical support Line2=Call Me for technical support Line3=Call Me for technical support Line4=Call Me for technical support
  2. Save the file in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder as Oeminfo.ini.
  3. To add your logo to the General tab, create a 256-color BMP file that is 96 by 96 pixels in size.
  4. SSave the file in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder as Oemlogo.bmp.

After you create the files, you can check the results immediately by pressing [Windows][Break]. This will quickly bring up the System Properties dialog box.

Note: This tip applies to Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional.