Fix Windows 7 Boot Screen Changing to Vista Style


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Sometimes, after using start-up repair, restoring from back, etc, the Windows 7 boot screen may change to the default Vista progress bar..

Fortunately, there is a very easy solution.

Firstly, open Command Prompt as an admin.
Now type bcdedit /set {current} locale en-CA (where en-CA) is your locale, English, Canada for me).

Press enter, reboot.

Sometimes that won't work, so it's always worth trying this too:
bcdboot %WinDir% /l en-US

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