Welcome to MSFN

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.


Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
milan777

Change system files in 64-bit Windows?

8 posts in this topic

I am using 64-bit version, and there is a problem. I want to change watermark text on desktop (right, down corner of screen). It is possible by changing user32.dll.mui in resource editor. I edited 32 and 64-bit file in WOW64 and System32 folder, but text on screen is same. Nothing changed... I replaced backups in C:\Windows\winsxs because it may use system file from backup, but nothing. How can I successfully apply modified system files on 64-bit Windows OS?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So you want to change the Watermark

Windows 7
Evaluation Copy, Build 7600

to

Windows 7
Light Edition Build 7600

One might ask... did you EVER use a REAL Legitimate Product Key (YOUR key when you PURCHASED Win7) and ACTIVATE it? Evaluation Keys will not make it Permanent/Activated. Why in the world would you want to hack your OS otherwise? The indication is that you have an Evaluation (Time-Bombed) Version and not a Retail Version.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/8969-evaluation-copy-watermark-windows-7-desktop.html

Edited by submix8c
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So you want to change the Watermark

Windows 7
Evaluation Copy, Build 7600[code]to[code]Windows 7
Light Edition Build 7600

One might ask... did you EVER use a REAL Legitimate Product Key (YOUR key when you PURCHASED Win7) and ACTIVATE it? Evaluation Keys will not make it Permanent/Activated. Why in the world would you want to hack your OS otherwise? The indication is that you have an Evaluation (Time-Bombed) Version and not a Retail Version.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/8969-evaluation-copy-watermark-windows-7-desktop.html

You don't understand... I don't want to remove watermark, my Windows is Activated, i just want to change it because of customization.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So, yours is Activated and has this exact watermark

Windows 7
Evaluation Copy, Build 7600

I understand you want "change it". The QUESTION is WHY it shows the watermark as "Evaluation" in the FIRST place.

"Build 7600" = no update to "Windows 7 Service Pack 1 RTM Build 7601.17514.101119-1850"?

Here's the point - a WATERMARK shouldn't even EXIST! And you shouldn't even be able to ACTIVATE an "Evaluation" version. The ONLY way you can activate an Evaluation version (which is ENTERPRISE) is via a MAK key (ENTERPRISE) - see this -

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itproinstall/thread/9e7cad94-579d-487e-95a9-a6335ad52b26

So...

1 - You have Windows 7 Enterprise Evaluation Installed

2 - You obtained a MAK (or maybe a KMS key and it's Activated

3 - You STILL have the "Evaluation" watermark

How odd!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OP made a thread asking how to display this information in the past:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-display-windows-7-build-number-on-desktop/

http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-remove-watermark-from-windows-7-sp1-beta-desktop/

Hey, it's yours so it's on your head...

http://operating-systems.wonderhowto.com/how-to/edit-remove-windows-7-watermark-363408/

BTW, above video shows it does work. And it's also displaying the "en-US" folder - Doing the right one?

Still is it displaying the Original "Genuine" or is it displaying "Evaluation"? As I said - wondering. :unsure:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.