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Why do I get this watermark?

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    Why do I get this watermark?


    Hi, Could someone please tell me why I get this watermark in my desktop, my OS activated and noticed this accidentally.
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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    you could try bcdedit /set testsigning off from elevated command prompt and reboot
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hey Brummy,

    You might double check to make sure that your Windows is still activated.

    Open PC settings, and see if you may have an Activate Windows option available.

    Activate Windows 8 Online
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    Thanks adamf and Shawn, it vanished when I rebooted, hope it sorted itself
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    Good.
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