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JSI Tip 2188. Control whether the Windows 2000 edition and build displays on your desktop.

If you ever installed an evaluation edition of Windows 2000, you know that the Edition and build displayed as 2 small text lines, at the botton right hand corner of your desktop.

Regardless of the edition, you can control this display.

Use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERS\Control Panel\Desktop

Edit or Add Value name PaintDesktopVersion, as a type REG_DWORD. A data value of 0 disables the display and a data value of 1 enables it.

Logoff/Logon to activate the change.

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