Solved Windows Version is Showing on desktop


The-Hive

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I just noticed the Windows Version is showing on the desktop, how do I remove it?
I tried the reg keys
Navigate to the registry key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop".
edit the DWORD value "PaintDesktopVersion". to 0
but that didn't work.
I cannot see the option in Ultimate Windows Tweaker
 

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@The-Hive I read somewhere just a few days ago that MS was making changes in the insider ring to what was shown on the desktop. Are you running an insider version of 11?
 

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@The-Hive I read somewhere just a few days ago that MS was making changes in the insider ring to what was shown on the desktop. Are you running an insider version of 11?
Yes just downloaded the latest .200 dev build
 

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Universal Watermark Disabler will remove it.
Code:
https://winaero.com/download-universal-watermark-disabler/
 

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Yes just downloaded the latest .200 dev build
I forgot, this is the first time you've been on a dev build?
The watermark has been on there for a couple of years now
 

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I forgot, this is the first time you've been on a dev build?
The watermark has been on there for a couple of years now
Thanks @CornishRattler It's been a long time, first went on it to get 11 when it was leaked.
It is a pretty useless watermark as it is nearly transparent and unreadable.
I made a "fix" for ExplorerPatcher but I cannot restart explorer with it installed and the tweak for getting the ribbon is not right as it drops down over the top four lines. Thanks for your help
 

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Universal Watermark Disabler will remove it.
Code:
https://winaero.com/download-universal-watermark-disabler/
It just made it invisible, which isn't a lot of use as you still cannot use the space it was occupying
 

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It just made it invisible, which isn't a lot of use as you still cannot use the space it was occupying
You still see it when running a program full screen?
 

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The watermark doesn't bother me tbh, at least it lets me know which OS I've just booted into :D
 

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The watermark doesn't bother me tbh, at least it lets me know which OS I've just booted into :D
Certain things will case my OCD to kick in, but the water mark doesn't bother me. I think it's because of the location and that it gets covered up when I'm running any programs.
 

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It doesn't bother me, I was wondering if I clicked something by mistake and ended up with it
 

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