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Windows 8.1 Pro Evaluation Copy. Build 9600 Watermark

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Pro Evaluation Copy. Build 9600 Watermark


    My Windows is activated and the watermark was removed but soon after a restart the watermark was back. Is there a way to remove it?

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    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    You are not the first with this problem:
    Windows 8.1 Pro Build 9600 Watermark

    However, I am not sure the problem has been solved yet.

    Why is your Windows 8 Start logo reversed (compared with )?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by fafhrd View Post
    You are not the first with this problem:
    Windows 8.1 Pro Build 9600 Watermark

    However, I am not sure the problem has been solved yet.

    Why is your Windows 8 Start logo reversed (compared with )?
    I actually have found a solution my self right after I got home from work. I used "My WCP Water Mark Editor/Remover" and the watermark is gone now.

    To answer your question the reason why my Start button is "reversed" is because I am using IOBit Start Menu 8
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    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Thanks for the follow up info.
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Quote Originally Posted by fafhrd View Post
    You are not the first with this problem:
    Windows 8.1 Pro Build 9600 Watermark

    However, I am not sure the problem has been solved yet.

    Why is your Windows 8 Start logo reversed (compared with )?
    Hi there
    If you install the RELEASED copy - not the PREVIEW then the watermark will go when you NEXT boot the system AFTER you've activated it.

    The preview is due to expire in January anyway so why bother to keep using it.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  6. #6


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fafhrd View Post
    You are not the first with this problem:
    Windows 8.1 Pro Build 9600 Watermark

    However, I am not sure the problem has been solved yet.

    Why is your Windows 8 Start logo reversed (compared with )?
    Hi there
    If you install the RELEASED copy - not the PREVIEW then the watermark will go when you NEXT boot the system AFTER you've activated it.

    The preview is due to expire in January anyway so why bother to keep using it.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    This is a retail copy and I have activated it. Like I said, it was gone once I activated it and the watermark was removed after a reboot but it came back again after a second reboot. Windows still says it's activated in Computer Properties as well so I don't know why the watermark wasn't being removed without third party programs.
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