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How to Change Windows 7 Boot Screen Animation

Tired of watching the same animation again and again every time you boot Windows 7? Then you are in luck. There is a very easy way to change Windows 7 boot screen. Windows 7 Boot Updater makes it possible to change boot animation, text as well as background. This application works for all versions of Windows 7: 32bit or 64bit, SP1.

The application works by modifying the BOOTMGR system file. Since the application is in beta version and modifies certain critical system files it is always recommended to backup before using it. Though in our testing we found that the application worked well on a Windows 7 x64 SP1 system without any problems.

The following steps cover how to change Windows 7 boot screen:

Step 1:

Download Windows 7 Boot Updater and unzip it.

Step 2:

Run the application and load boot screen file (.bs7). Some boot screens are given below in the article.

Load windows 7 boot screen


Step 3:

Check that you have loaded correct boot screen using using play. Click ‘Apply’ to to change the boot screen.

windows 7 boot updater


Selected boot screens for Windows 7:

While there are many boot screens out there we have handpicked a few best ones for our readers. The download link is given beside each image. There is also a source link for the author of the respective boot screen.

Update -Links in the below table are updated and working.

No. Name Preview Download Source
1. Android Particle boot screen android-particle-boot-screen Download
2. Trolling Windows 7 boot screen 10-trolling-Windows-boot-Screen Download
3. Need for Speed Run animation nfs-run-boot-screen Download1
4. Windows 7 dial boot screen 4-windows-7-dial Download
5. Aperture Science blue logo 5-aperture-science-blue Download
6. Stargate boot screen 6-stargate-boot-screen Download
7. Windows 7 progress counter 7-progress-counter Download
8. Windows 8 boot screen 8-windows-8 boot screen Download
9. Digital Distribution boot screen digital-distribution Download
10. Windows 7 spiral boot screen 2-Windows-7-spiral Download

More boot skins :

We have listed only selected boot skins. More can be found at the following locations:


Deskmodder Forum (German)


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