Restore watermark in 7600

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by John Peterson, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. John Peterson

    John Peterson MDL Novice

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    #1 John Peterson, Dec 26, 2009
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    I used RemoveWatermarkX86.exe from RemoveWatermark_20081210.zip but now I regret that and want to restore the watermark. I restored

    Code:
    %windir%\system32\user32.dllMD5:34B7E222E81FAFA885F0C5F2CFA56861Modified:2009-07-14
    %windir%\system32\en-US\user32.dll.muiMD5:D448B52149F95F1250100F9BD0ED7152Modified:‎‎2009-07-14
    run mcbuilder.exe and rebooted but the watermark does not reappear when my Windows license is invalid like it should.

    (I've also used RemoveWAT and Chew-WGA but un-applied them, if that makes any difference.)

    What else do I need to restore to get the watermark back?

    Update: I found the problem now, my user32.dll.mui was still hacked. If you have the same problem check the MD5s and modification dates that I wrote down to make sure that one of those files are not still hacked.
     
  2. Rosco

    Rosco MDL Addicted

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    What Watermark ? If you mean the Version number it is accessible via the registry key "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\ PaintDesktopVersion" - 1 displays it, 0 doesn't.

    Don't hack your system using these tools - there are enough "nasties" on the net that will hack your system without doing it yourself - do you really know what these hack tools are doing ?? They could be installing all sorts of threats including Identity theft etc.

    Do you really know these things are OK ?
     
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  3. SCBrigth

    SCBrigth MDL Senior Member

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    W7 the more clean and original, better. This means to avoid hacking your system to no decharacterize the operating system, this can only bring problems.

    Obtain ISO from a reliable source (MDL for instance) and activate using a loader or make a BIOS Mod.
     
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  4. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
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    Maybe i am missing the point here but once the watermark has been removed why on earth would you want to restore it ?
    BTW i agree with SCBright, activate using reliable load**s or bios mod from a source you can trust. :D
     
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