Noob question

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by Googolplex, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Googolplex

    Googolplex MDL Junior Member

    Aug 17, 2014
    #1 Googolplex, Oct 16, 2014
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2014
    Hi guys,

    I have a simple and pretty straightforward question.
    Is it (technically, but mostly realisticly speaken) possible to mod the GUI of an AMI Aptio UEFI rom file?
    For example edit the background color or change the "Dell Inc." string in the upper-left corner?
  2. Flipp3r

    Flipp3r MDL Expert

    Feb 11, 2009
    I have done so with an MSI motherboard.
    Used Phoenix Tool to open the bios.
    Go Advanced and select "Allow user to modify other modules" then click "Done". Select a Slic & press "Go".
    Browse to your Dump folder. Rename the files from rom to bmp.
    Changed view to Large Icons & just scrolled through. You will see which files are Graphic. My bios had jpg, bmp & even Animated gif!
    Match the size & replace whatever you want. Rename from bmp back to rom.

    Note that in my case I actually did not want to add Slic so with this new compiled bios I extracted the modules I changed with mmtool & replaced them in the original rom.

    Good luck buddy!