How To Completely Remove “Activate Windows” Watermark On Windows 10

Hi guys, I definitely know why you are here, is it because of feeling disturbed with the existence of Activate Windows – Go to settings to activate windows watermark on your Windows 10 OS computer and want to remove the watermark for good, isn’t it? Then you are on the right page.

This watermark can be very annoying sometime, especially if you are like me—a youtuber—who also runs a Youtube channel focusing about optimizing Windows or tips for using a certain software, to which forcing me to record my computer screen. And the existence of Activate Windows watermark is a paint in the back when viewing the video I just made.

And watermark notification is because of the expired Windows License on your computer, after the trial period had been finished. If you own a Windows license key, then you can immediately activate it to remove watermark from your Windows 10.

And on this post you can follow the full instructions to remove the Activate Windows watermark from your Windows 10, and we will use the official and free KSM Client product key from Microsoft. Curious to find out how to do it? Keep reading guys.

We will use the free license from Microsoft—so this method is legal—and extend the license into 180 days and set it to be automatically renewed itself, this way the license will be permanent and you don’t need to manually renew the license manually in the future.

How to get rid off Activate Windows watermark from Windows 10 permanently?

Notification. You need to firstly disable Windows defender security and antivirus program temporarily before following the instructions below.
  1. You need to get KMS Client Product Key of Windows 10 from Microsoft official site.
    On the previous page I have listed the available and free product key to be used for free, please head to this page.
  2. Once you have chosen the product key you desire, you need to open Command Prompt as Administrator (Run As Administrator).

Open Command Prompt As Run As Administrator

  1. Now you need to install the KMS client product key. Type the command and then hit Enter.
    On this post, I take the Windows 10 Pro so the client key is “MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9”.
/ipk MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9<

Remove Watermark On Windows 10

  1. Configure the main KMS server
    kms8 is the solid server. You are free to use other public server from the internet but make sure it has a good reputation and credibility.

Remove Watermark On Windows 10 OS

  1. Activate your Windows 10
    Now you need to activate your Windows using /ato command, this will completely remove the watermark from your Windows 10.

Remove Watermark On Windows 10 OS Easily
Great! You have successfully followed the instructions to get rid off Activate Windows watermark from your Windows 10’s screen now you can be relax and also got an activated Windows 10, I mean the extended license for free and legally from Microsoft company.

And this can be used as an alternative method to activate Windows 10 OS that I previously published that’s proven to work for activating all editions of Microsoft latest operating system.

The following is the FAQ section dealing with the most frequently asked question or precisely problem when removing the Activate Windows watermark. So be sure you spare time to read the FAQ.


  • Question: I failed to remove watermark because my computer asking that I need to have an elevated privileges?
    • Solution: You need to do these two: disable Windows Defender and Run As Administrator role when opening the Command Prompt.

Hope you found this post useful and you succeeded to remove the Activate Windows watermark from your Windows 10 all editions forever. And if you guys have a question regarding the process, let me know by writing your question on the comment area so I will know your problem and respond it the best I can guys.

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