How to Show Windows 8 Developer Preview Watermark (Build Number Info) on Windows 7 Desktop?

This topic is only for customization lovers. Actually this topic will help people who want to make Windows 7 look like Windows 8.

We have shared lots of Windows 8 Metro themes for Windows 7 in past. We have also shared a few customization packs which help you in transforming Windows 7 into Windows 8.

Now its turn of Windows 8 Watermark. Watermark is the build number info which is shown at bottom-right corner of Windows Desktop.

Today we are going to share a small portable utility "Windows 8 Desktop Watermark" created by AskVG reader and AskVG's DA group member "yvidhiatama". This free tool shows the same watermark on Windows 7 Desktop which is shown in Windows 8 Developer Preview build.

You just need to download the RAR file, extract it using WinRAR or 7-Zip and run the EXE file. It'll show the Windows 8 Watermark in Windows 7 Desktop.

It might sometimes show white background, to fix it simply right-click on watermark and select "Restart" option. It'll refresh the watermark and fix the problem.

You can download it using following link:

Download Link (Software removed by developer)

You'll need Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 to be able to use it.

PS: You can also manually customize or remove Windows watermark using following tutorial:

Show Your Desired Text on Desktop by Customizing Windows Watermark (Build Number Info)

Also check:

Transform Windows 7 into Windows 8 (vNext) without using Customization Pack

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  • use this tool windows7 remove watermark, work to windows developer preview, if dont work for you just burn this forum, wakaka.... [kidding}

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