RE: extremely off-topic: help
Actually, my Debian box comes up with a Mac startup screen (animated
loading bar and all), while my home box has the Linux95 startup screen...
Keep 'em confused!
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 1998 5:06 PM
To: Craig Sanders
Subject: Re: extremely off-topic: help
On 01/30/98 at 05:16 PM, Craig Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>i (foolishly) agreed to re-build a win95 system from scratch for a
>friend. this process is annoying the hell out of me because you have to
>hunt all over the damn net to find the damn CDROM drivers which Microsoft
>don't bother to include on the OEM install disk (yes, i am building this
>with legit disks - they came with the system when it was bought).
But Win95 is supposed to be Plug-N-Play. Easy to set up. Just install
the CD and get a cup of coffee.
Oh, I needed a laugh. I've fought with Outlook97 all day. Nothing seems
to be named the right name.
>anyway, for this and for other reasons i want to replace the startup
>screen with something a little more interesting. i remember seeing one
>about a year or so ago on some anti-MS web site which was the same clouds
>and w95 logo but with flames and smoke trailing it plus the words "crash
>and burn". this seems to be a very appropriate startup screen to me.
>anyway, what i want to know is where can i get this graphic as a startup
>file. i've found a jpeg of it, but i don't know what tools to use to
>convert it to whatever bitmap format the startup screen is. clues would
Well, I used WINLOGO. I have the ziped file still on my hd. If you want
it email me and I'll send it. Many 3.1 boxes left my home with an OS/2
start screen ;)
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