In this short article, we will show you how to have Windows 7 display a custom message at startup (as a pop-up).This manipulation is done via the registry and you should take the necessary precautions beforehand.
How to Display a Custom Message at Startup
Select Start > Run then type "regedit" and press the Enter key.
Expand the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Policies > System
The next step will involve the modification of two keys
LegalNoticeCaption - The title of the pop-up menu
LegalNoticeText- the message content
These two keys are located in the right pane. Double click on them and edit the value field to your convenience.
Once done close the registry editor and restart your PC.
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