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  1. Geosammy's Avatar
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    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.55)
       03 Feb 2017 #1

    Can't Customize OEM Information [SOLVED]


    I recently built a new computer and I want to add my own custom OEM info.
    I created the OEMInformation registry key and added the corresponding string values,
    as seen in the screenshot below.

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    However,
    after adding all my info and re-booting.
    No OEM info shows in system properties.
    System properties remains unchanged

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    I even created a logo and that also doesn't show up.

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    Is there something I've overlooked?

    Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.
    Last edited by Geosammy; 04 Feb 2017 at 00:58.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,649
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       03 Feb 2017 #2

    Hello Sammy, :)

    Just to verify, did you close and reopen the "System" window to have the changes applied?

    OEM Support Information - Customize in Windows 10
    Last edited by Brink; 04 Feb 2017 at 15:10.
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  3. Geosammy's Avatar
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    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.55)
    Thread Starter
       03 Feb 2017 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Sammy, :)

    Just to verify, did you close and reopen the "System" window to have the changes applied?


    OEM Support Information - Customize in Windows 10
    Hi Brink.

    Yes,
    I restarted my machine and the added registry key and it's values seem to have been ignored.
    None of the information,
    provided by the registry key were present in system properties.
    Last edited by Brink; 04 Feb 2017 at 15:11.
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  4. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 5,500
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       03 Feb 2017 #4

    This worked back in WinXP, haven't tried it in Win10:
    How to Add OEM Logo and Information to Your Windows
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  5. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 461
    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.55)
    Thread Starter
       03 Feb 2017 #5

    Berton said: View Post
    This worked back in WinXP, haven't tried it in Win10:
    How to Add OEM Logo and Information to Your Windows
    I found the information about how to do this @ howtogeek.com and saved it for later use.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,649
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       03 Feb 2017 #6

    I just tested the method below in Windows 10 build 15025, and it still works in it.

    OEM Support Information - Customize in Windows 10

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  7. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 461
    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.55)
    Thread Starter
       03 Feb 2017 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    I just tested the method below in Windows 10 build 15025, and it still works in it.

    OEM Support Information - Customize in Windows 10

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    It's nice to see that is does work.

    However,
    the information I added is correct and still no change in the system properties.


    Last edited by Brink; 04 Feb 2017 at 15:11.
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  8.    03 Feb 2017 #8

    @Geosammy
    It looks like you and @Brink are at different locations in the Registry.

    You should not be in the "Explorer" subkey.
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  9.    03 Feb 2017 #9

    "
    I restarted my machine and the added registry key and it's values seem to have been ignored.
    None of the information,
    provided by the registry key were present in system properties."

    After you set the new registry values, disable Fast Startup in power options and see if they stick after restart.
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  10. Bree's Avatar
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    10 Home x64 (1809) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       03 Feb 2017 #10

    Edwin said: View Post
    @Geosammy
    It looks like you and @Brink are at different locations in the Registry.

    You should not be in the "Explorer" subkey.

    Well spotted!
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