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#1 Steven P.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 14:37

Is there one? :p




#2 +Nik L

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 14:39

Wow, came in here expecting to find some noob who had downloaded an ISO of an eval and wanted to run it as their 24/7 primary OS...

 

So, um... Hey Steve...

 

{slopes away quietly}



#3 OP Steven P.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 14:40

Wow, came in here expecting to find some noob who had downloaded an ISO of an eval and wanted to run it as their 24/7 primary OS...

 

So, um... Hey Steve...

 

{slopes away quietly}

Lol ;)



#4 +FiB3R

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 15:16

I'd like to edit that text, would help when switching between multiple RDP sessions.

Edit: http://www.windows8c...elease-preview/

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#5 Ci7

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 17:49

here!

 

 

Disclaimer: didn't test it personally

 

http://webtrickz.com...n-notification/



#6 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 17:50

does hiding the desktop icons no longer work on that, i knew it worked on 7 beta's lol



#7 OP Steven P.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 18:47

I'd like to edit that text, would help when switching between multiple RDP sessions.

Edit: http://www.windows8c...elease-preview/

?

 

here!

 

 

Disclaimer: didn't test it personally

 

http://webtrickz.com...n-notification/

First one doesn't work, second one is removed, can't be downloaded :p



#8 Eric

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 18:51

I only saw an eval notice after the first boot during installation. It hasn't come back on my desktop or start screen at all since then. (I upgraded from 8.0 release.)



#9 zhangm

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 18:55

Funny - I saw the text on the desktop immediately after installation of 8.1, but now, a day later, it is gone.



#10 +d5aqoëp

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 19:06

Try MDL forums. They have a related topic going on in Windows 8 section.

#11 +Quillz

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 21:32

I only saw an eval notice after the first boot during installation. It hasn't come back on my desktop or start screen at all since then. (I upgraded from 8.0 release.)

Same... I installed some updates, restarted and the text hasn't been back since.



#12 OP Steven P.

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:19

I upgraded from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro through TechNet (ISO) maybe that's the difference? Did you guys update through the Windows Store?



#13 Eric

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:28

^ Yep. :)



#14 +Chsoriano

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:28

I had updated via the store, and the text went away after just a couple reboots. I have since also performed a reset using the ISO, and it was also only there after the initial boot. It has since disappeared.



#15 +FaiKee

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 05:47

http://forums.mydigi...atermark-Editor!

Don't Remove Windows 8.1 Watermark with MyWCP Watermark Editor

I  figured why metro apps crashed for me. Its MyWCP Watermark Editor. If you remove the watermark with MyWCP Watermark Editor than it working but metro apps will start crashing after restart.

 

 

That has been the issue since it was used for Windows 8 RTM. It should be considered Warez because it obviously modifies more than shell32.dll.mui and should be kept away from at all costs.