16:9 boot screen

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    Computer semi-expert

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    Is there any way to make the boot loading screen (i.e. with the blue progress bar, not the pre-login screen) display at a 16:9 resolution?
     
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    Nope -- the boot screen uses the lowest possible resolution so that it will show regardless of monitor, graphics card, video system, or TV being used. It's basically "failsafe" mode.

    from a thread at microsoft forum, but maybe the below might either help/or explain further, many ways to change the picture but not the resolution

    https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/changing-boot-splash-screen.2743800/

    https://superuser.com/questions/116507/how-can-i-change-my-bios-splashscreen

    BTW: why do you want to change it?
     
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    Just for looks.
     
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    I meant the very first XP screen displayed, not the BIOS screen.
     
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