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Remove Windows Version from Desktop
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 1 | Rating:
Remove Windows Version from Desktop
1.Click on "Start", then "Run.." and type "regedit".
2.Navigate to the registry key:
"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop".
3.Once there, locate the DWORD value "PaintDesktopVersion".
4.Right click on it and select Modify.
-Value equal to "0" removes Windows version from desktop.
-Value equal to "1" adds Windows version to desktop.
5.Reboot your computer.
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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank you very muc.h.
     
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Can't find DWORD value"PaintDesktopVersion"
     
  • Comment #3 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    works fine! Thankx
     
  • Comment #4 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have tried and tried and tried this, but it still will not go away...
     
  • Comment #5 (Posted by Philip Winiarczyk)
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    I hsve tried this.. it is set to 0, but it still remains.. Please emsil me answer if you have another one.. Thank you.
     
  • Comment #6 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Worked exactly as described. Couldn't have found it to be any easier.
     
  • Comment #7 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simply great
     
  • Comment #8 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    0! didnt work!
     
  • Comment #9 (Posted by Robert)
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    This is how to remove it. The best way. Rightclick on an empty space on your desktop -> Properties -> Desktop Settings -> webb then choose to lock all objects on desktop and the text to the right will disappear.
     
  • Comment #10 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    worked
     
  • Comment #11 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    did not work
     
  • Comment #12 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    does not work in win 7 ultimate
     
  • Comment #13 (Posted by Joe)
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    Works to get rid of the version but now all of my desktop icon titles are constantly highlighted. :-(
     
  • Comment #14 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Works perfectly!!
     
  • Comment #15 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Works on XP, thank you very much! :)
     
  • Comment #16 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Didn't work
     
  • Comment #17 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks =)
     
  • Comment #18 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank you
     
  • Comment #19 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cheers
     
  • Comment #20 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks Robert for your alternative! It worked for me!
     
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