Windows 10: How do you remove the watermark

Discus and support How do you remove the watermark in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I know this distro is only a few days old but has anyone figured out how to remove the watermark in the lower right corner of the desktop yet? 2063 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jacatone, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. jacatone Win User

    How do you remove the watermark


    I know this distro is only a few days old but has anyone figured out how to remove the watermark in the lower right corner of the desktop yet?

    :)
     
    jacatone, Oct 2, 2014
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  2. DaveM121 Win User

    Windows 10 Education Watermark

    The watermark is there by default even on fully licenced copies of the Education version of Windows 10.

    It can be removed using a HEX editor, see
    this article


    Do not attempt this if you are in any unsure of what you are doing!
     
    DaveM121, Oct 2, 2014
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  3. Watermark is back

    Same here. I guess this is the reward we get for being windows beta testers. I hate the watermark and I will be leaving the Windows Insider program as soon as another stable build shows up and I can get this stupid watermark removed. How do you remove the watermark :(
     
    EricStevens-Kuykendall, Oct 2, 2014
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  4. pparks1 Win User

    How do you remove the watermark

    Why do people always find the need to remove the watermark.
     
    pparks1, Oct 2, 2014
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  5. Edwin New Member
    You're not supposed to.
    Only legit way is to go to PC Settings►Ease of Access►Other options►Visual options►'Show Windows background' - turn off.
     
    Edwin, Oct 2, 2014
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  6. bromanbro Win User
    I have no idea lol. In the next update MS should check who removed the Watermark and move it to the middle of their screen in large black font, lol.


    ps: i'm jk pls don't MS
     
    bromanbro, Oct 2, 2014
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  7. CountMike New Member
    And to think that I always insisted on putting watermark on desktop !!!
     
    CountMike, Oct 2, 2014
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  8. davehc Win User

    How do you remove the watermark

    ?? I don't have a watermark??
    MSDN iso fresh install of 64Bit
     
    davehc, Oct 2, 2014
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  9. jimbo45 Win User
    Hi there

    Enterprise or non enterprise version. Also did you have to activate with the product key.

    I've got the TECHNET version but I think it's identical.

    Cheers
    jimbo
     
    jimbo45, Oct 2, 2014
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  10. davehc Win User
    non enterprise. I have no real requirement for the extras. Pre activated. On the MSDN subscription site, it states that.
     
    davehc, Oct 2, 2014
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  11. jimbo45 Win User
    Hi there

    Same on TechNet (identical) -- I'm about to do a NEW install as a HOST (not an upgrade and not a VM) so I'll see.

    I went for the ENTERPRISE version because I rather like the Windows to Go - otherwise I would have just taken the "Normal" version. !!

    Cheers
    jimbo
     
    jimbo45, Oct 2, 2014
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  12. davehc Win User
    Good luck - but I don't think you will need it!

    I did think I had a bad download, as it took a lot longer to burn to a DVD than is normal. This was followed by a remarkably long install, maybe for the same reason. To the final desktop, discounting time for my input, took 32 minutes.
     
    davehc, Oct 2, 2014
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  13. Mooly Win User

    How do you remove the watermark

    Wish mine had been that quick *Smile

    Around 90 minutes to install the X86 version and reach the desktop, due entirely to a buggy WiFi driver that W10 installs. I can't get to it to disable it and install the correct one until after its all finished and during that time its killing the CPU at 100% usage.. Twenty minutes on "getting your devices ready", and another twenty on "almost done" or whatever it calls it. Same for "installing apps".
     
    Mooly, Oct 10, 2014
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