Windows Vista - Evaluation Copy.Build 6002 displayed

December 2016


Since I've update Windows Vista, I'm getting an annoying message on my desktop
"Windows Vista (TM) Evaluation Copy. Build 6002" 


  • Open the registry editor:
  • Start/in the Search tab type: regedit
  • Expand the following key:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop
  • Set the value of PaintDesktopVersion to 0.

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