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Create your own animation logo and set the toolbar image.

This tweak lets you replace the animation logo of Internet Explorer and Outlook Express.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
While surfing the Internet with Internet Explorer or checking the mails with Outlook Express, you can see a logo at top-right corner showing as if something is in progress.

SmBrandBitmap:
This value is used when the Menu bar and Standard Buttons bar are in-line. It links to the full filename of the small bitmap image as animation logo of Internet Explorer (22x22 pixel). The image can be designed to a maximum size of 37x37 pixels.

BrandBitmap:
This value is used when the Menu bar and Standard Buttons bar are on separate lines. It links to the full filename of the big bitmap image as animation logo of Internet Explorer (38x38 pixel).

In this tweak, bitmap image of either of the values “SmBrandBitmap” or “BrandBitmap” will be active. If one is functional, the other is automatically non-functional.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a String values “BrandBitmap” and “SmBrandBitmap” in the right panel, if these values do not exist.

Now, right-click and modify their values with respective bitmap image paths (depending on the pixel size) to change the automation logo. However, if you want enable the original image, delete the added values.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

User animation is displayed using "SmBrandBitmap" String value when Menu bar and Standard Buttons bar are on the same line.

The default animated logo is visible.

User animation is displayed using "BrandBitmap" String value when Menu bar and Standard Buttons bar are on different lines.

Default animation logo is visible.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\] key, right-click on the right pane and click on "New > String Value" to create a new String value with the name "BrandBitmap".

Third, right-click on the 'BrandBitmap' String value and click on "Modify".

Fourth, enter your bitmap image path in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Fifth, create another String value with the name 'SmBrandBitmap' under the Key 'Toolbar'.

Now, right-click on the String value with the name 'SmBrandBitmap' and select on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter your bitmap image path in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.

Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.

Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

 
 
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