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Beta Fish of Windows 8 build 7989

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    Beta Fish of Windows 8 build 7989

    Does anyone know where I can find the fish image.
    I looked for it in the file NTOSKRNL.exe with ResHach but found nothing.
    I want to port it to Windows 7 or 8 DP (if possible).

    IDEAS ?

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    Here is the image...
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails fish1.png  
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    But is it possible to insert it into the other builds boot files ?
    Last edited by vrosa; 14 Nov 2011 at 19:06. Reason: update
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    As far as I see it isnt possible with Win2k3. Let me try with DP now.
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    The boot image is a different story entirely...consists of a .bmp with 35 frames....
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    So in theory it's possible to edit/replace the bitmaps ? In what file are they located ?

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    It is a bitmap File. The file is extracted by locating the c:\windows\system\bootres.dll file and opening it an application capable of opening executables as resources. Once it is open, you must export the Data type resource with the ID of 1. The data contained in this will be binary and data starts with MSWIM. Export it to bootres_0001.wim. It will be 2,208,148 bytes in size. This is an Windows Imaging Format file you need ImageX to open the archive.
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    Thanks for clarifying


    Sadly ResHacker doesnt show any resource in bootres.dll

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    That's what i see with ResEdit.

    Click image for larger version
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    ResEdit doesnt allow me to export the data and Resource Tuner doesnt open x64 files.


    WinHEX opens the file but i couldnt find a way to export the data
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