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Adding Photoscreensaver.scr to Windows 7 Embedded RRS feed

  • Question

  • A very Good day to all,
    We are having some thin Clients with Windows 7 embedded on it
    The boss wants a screensaver with some pictures about the company on it

    Sadly the Photoscreensaver.scr is not a default option in the screensaver
    Is there a simple way to add this

    On this moment I am doning a lot of trouble shooting with the registery keys

    I hope you can help me

    Monday, July 22, 2019 12:46 PM

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  • Windows Embedded Standard 7 is custom built from components.

    1. Try going back to the ThinClient manufacturer to see if they can add the support to the image.

    2. Manually adding this is going to be a challenge. Simply put the Photoscreensaver.scr into the c:\windows\system32 folder and see of that works. If it works, great, but my concern is that components in WES7 are language neutral thus a language pack might have to be re-added to make it work, which makes going back to the ThinClinet manufacturer the better path.

    Edit - I just checked my WES7 build tool and the screen saver is language neutral.


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    Monday, July 22, 2019 6:04 PM
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