Intel Bios Logo Change

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  1. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    Wasn't sure where to post this, but I've been searching for a way to change the Logo Screens for Intel Boards.

    We are currently refurbishing some MPC Systems and I would like to change them to our Logo instead (especially since MPC is defunct).

    The boards in question are:
    DQ965CO
    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/De...OSVersion= &DownloadType=BIOS

    And
    D975XBX2
    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/De...OSVersion= &DownloadType=BIOS

    The logo image we are trying to put in is:
    http://www.froggersystems.com/temp/600x400.bmp

    Any help would be appreciated. :)
     
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  3. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    This appears to have to be run on each board. Is there anyway to integrate it into a Bios update? Just trying to make my life simpler.

    Thanks,
    Larry
     
  4. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    This won't work with at least the DQ965CO. Tried to run it and it said the board isn't supported. Any other ideas?

    Thanks,
    Larry
     
  5. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    U have to force bios of Intel to flash in dos or recovery mode.. Then it will work.
    MPC uses different id in bios than Intel.. Flash only if its same board!
     
  6. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    I got it, it was an out of date bios. The problem I'm having now is I can't seem to get "ANY" image to load. It doesn't like jpg (flat out says it won't load it w/ "Unable to add splash image to BIOS capsule").

    The most recent I've tried are:

    http://www.froggersystems.com/temp/froggerbios640x480-8.bmp

    And

    http://www.froggersystems.com/temp/froggerbios800x600-8.bmp

    Nothing seems to want to work.

    I simply get a black screen, but the flash says success. :(

    Bad part is I have 5 refurbished systems going to a Business in the morning and one that is being picked up for a consumer tonight. I was hoping to have them all branded. :(

    Oh, and I'm verifying boards by the model "ON" the board. Considering these are off government use systems there is never any guarantee the boards were not swapped at one point, although so far they are all identical.
     
  7. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    take the image out of original and study its properties.
     
  8. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    Not sure how to do that at the moment, but I have it working on the 975xbx2 boards. Going to try a different 965 board as it may have been that board.

    And thank you for the help. :)
     
  9. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    i thin i had found info while searching for bios splash change update (ami or award or phoenix or intel)
    on how to extract it
     
  10. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    If you come across it I would like to know.
     
  11. lnstevens1976

    lnstevens1976 MDL Junior Member

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    I was able to get it and for anyone else in the same position.

    640x480 @ 8 bit (bmp) created at 256 colors (not converted) with a file size of 301k worked. Others were over 400k so I think the break point is 400k.
     
  12. boulder

    boulder MDL Novice

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    In my case Intel DP43BF can accept the logo as jpeg 1024x768 24-bit.
    You only need to resave it with MS Paint. Then it works perfectly.