We are all aware that in order to use Windows officially, we must activate it. However, there are some ways to use Windows 11 without activating it. The biggest issue with non-activated Windows is that it displays an active watermark in the device’s right-hand corner. One of the most alarming aspects is that the watermark will remain till you use an active version of Windows. It’s much more annoying when you screen share in a meeting and everyone see the watermark. In this guide, we will discuss a method for removing the activated Windows watermark on Windows 11 operating system.
Ways to Remove Activate Windows Watermark on Windows 11
1. Run batch file
The easiest and best possible method to remove the activated windows watermark on Windows 11 is by running the batch files. To begin, open Run by pressing the Windows+R shortcut key and then type notepad.exe in blank space and hit enter. It will now open a notepad. Copy and paste the following code on the notepad (opened using Run).
@echo off taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe explorer.exe exit
Now press the CTRL+S shortcut on your keyboard to open Save as. Now fill any name with .bat extension and save as all files format and save it.
Now open file manages or navigates to the location where the .bat file has been stored or saved. Right-click on the file and run it as administrator. It will now open a command prompt and a command run by default. Now restart the system, hurray, your activated windows 11 watermark might remove successfully now.
2. Using the registry editor
In this method, users can try to remove the activated windows watermark on Windows 11 using the registry editor. However, it’s a pretty complicated method when compared with the first one, we suggest you only use this method if the first one didn’t work for you.
Now look for PaintDesktopVersion, right-click on it and now click on modify button. It will now open a new window, type 0 in Value data and hit enter. Now restart the computer and check whether the watermark got removed for you or not.
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