Remove Windows 2000 Build Number Display

Getting tired of seeing Windows NT build number? Remove it with the following
Windows 2000 registry hack:


Key: Control

Name: PaintDesktopVersion
Value: 0

Opps! Sorry – this hack does not work on W2K later than RC1.

One method to eliminate the build number is to turn on Active Desktop / Show
Web Content option (right click desktop).

Tweakui has the option to eliminate the
build number:

General|Effects|Show Windows Version on Desktop

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