Simple Trick to Display Windows Version on Desktop

Most of you might have noticed Windows version on the desktop in the lower right-hand corner during beta releases of windows.Lets now see a quick trick on doing this in your windows platform.I tested this registry hack in Windows Xp, Vista and Windows 7 and its working fine 

Steps to show windows version on Desktop

1. Goto Start –> Run (Windows Key + R)

2. Type Regedit and hit Enter.

3. In Registry editor, navigate to this key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

4. Select “Desktop” in left pane and search for “PaintDesktopVersion” in right pane and double-click it.

5. A dialog will pop-up, change the “Value Data” field from 0 to 1.

6. Restart the Windows you will find Windows version printed on the desktop.

Check Windows version on the desktop in the lower right-hand corner. 

Note: If you wish to remove the watermark, just change the “Value Data” field back to 0


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