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Custom Shell (Standard 7 SP1)

7/8/2014

This section describes how to create a custom shell experience by using the custom shell components. Each component can be used separately or in any combination. By using a custom shell, you can do the following:

  • Remove boot screens
  • Use Shell Launcher to reference a custom shell
  • Remove Windows branding from startup screens
  • Replace the background image for startup screens
  • Add message blockers

The goal of this section is to provide developers with the tools they need to create a custom user experience from startup until shutdown.

Remove Boot Screens

Provides information about how to use the Hide Boot Screens package to remove boot screens.

Use Shell Launcher

Provides information about how to use Shell Launcher to configure your custom shell.

Remove Windows Branding

Provides information about how to use the Unbranded Startup Screens package to remove Windows branding.

Replace the Startup Screen Background Image

Provides information about how to use the Custom Logon Desktop Background Images package to replace the background image in your startup screens.

Add Message Blockers

Provides information about how to use the Dialog Box Filter and Message Box Default Reply packages to add message blocking to your custom shell.

Custom Logon Desktop Background Images

Provides information about how to use the Custom Logon Desktop Background Images package.

Dialog Box Filter

Provides information about how to use the Dialog Box Filter package.

Message Box Default Reply

Provides information about how to use the Message Box Default Reply package.

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