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How to Remove Activate Windows 10 watermark permanently 2020

Are you getting “Activate Windows- Go to settings to activate windows” watermark on your desktop? Or Looking for the way to remove activate windows watermark permanently from your desktop? This is because your windows license has expired. If you have a product key then you can activate it directly, to remove activate Windows watermark. But if you don’t have, here how to remove activate windows 10 watermark without a product key.

Remove Activate Windows Watermark permanently

With a simple notepad trick, you can easily remove Activate Windows 10 Watermark from your desktop. Let’s see how to do. First, open notepad on your PC You can do this by click on start menu search type notepad and hit the enter key. Now on notepad type below commands :

@echo off
taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe

notepad tweak to remove active windows water mark

Now on notepad go to file and click “Save as”. Here select the location where you want to save the file. Then Change the save as type to All Files (*.*) and Give the file name as “ remove.bat”

save the file with .bat extension

Now open the file location where you saved. You will see a file as shown below image. Right-click on the remove.bat file and click on “Run as administrator”

run remove.bat file

A command prompt will be opened and closed itself, Now restart your laptop or desktop. That’s all there is no more “activate windows go to settings to activate windows” on your Desktop.

Registry Tweak to remove Activate windows watermark

Here another tweak to remove activate windows 10 watermark using the windows registry editor.

  1. Open Windows registry editor by Press Windows + R, type regedit and hit the enter key.
  2. Then expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop
  3. Double click on the value “PaintDesktopVersion” in the right-hand window.
  4. And Change the value “1” to a “0” and click OK to save changes.
  5. Close registry editor and any other programs and restart your computer.

Registry Tweak to remove Activate windows watermark

This is the best tweak to remove activate windows watermark permanently from your Windows Desktop computer or laptop. I hope after applying this tweak you can easily remove activate Windows watermark. still, have any query, suggestion feel free to comment below.


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