EFI boot mui files doesn't work

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Midowz, May 5, 2013.

  1. Midowz

    Midowz MDL Novice

    Nov 20, 2009
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    Hi,

    This might seem as a really small issue, but to me and the people using this, it's actually a big deal.

    When EFI booting from the Windows 7 64-bit installation DVD, downloaded directly from Microsoft, the boot sector and the boot-loader is in English, where as booting regularly (non-EFI), it's in Danish as it should be.

    I've noticed that there is mui files placed in the folder "X:\efi\microsoft\boot\da-dk" and the files are:
    bootmgfw.efi.mui
    bootmgr.efi.mui
    memtest.efi.mui

    I've opened these in a hex editor, and I can confirm that they do infact contain the boot messages like "Windows is loading files", in danish. So why aren't they being used?

    Another file is X:\efi\microsoft\boot\efisys.bin, which again I've opened in a hex editor, and edited the message "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD....", to danish. But I guess that a true danish version of this file must exist?

    So what is going wrong here? Why does the EFI-boot loader ignore the mui files, and where can I find a danish version of efisys.bin?

    I've tried to see if I could steal these files from other danish installation medias, but without any luck. The pattern is the same.

    Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. CEW

    CEW MDL Member

    Jan 21, 2011
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    Check the bcd locale entry in EFI\microsoft\boot\bcd.
    To change it:

    bcdedit /store <path_to>EFI\microsoft\boot\bcd /set {default} locale "da-DK"