How To Get Rid Of “Activate Windows” Watermark In Windows 10

By nagib

PUBLISHED 10:44 am GMT+0700 Mon May 2021

How to get rid of Activate Windows watermark in Windows 10. Is your Windows 10 having Activate Windows – Go to settings to activate windows watermark or notification the bottom right 0f your screen?

That is watermark that Microsoft has deliberately inserted for computers using Windows 10 but has not been activated after the free priod expired. Therefore, the Windows 10 registry system related to the due period will actively display a watermark on your Windows 10 screen.

So, if you want to get rid of that watermark, the only way is to activate your Windows 10, that’s right, friends, because that’s the only way. It’s true that the watermark appears because your Windows 10 isn’t active yet, so in order for the Activate Windows watermark notification to disappear, then you need to firstly activate your Windows 10.

And here I will explain the steps for activating Windows 10 to remove the watermark on your Windows 10 operating system.

How to remove the Activate Windows watermark / watermark / writing in Windows 10

We will use the KMS client setup key, which is in the form of an official license key / product key released by Microsoft where this key can give us a completely free trial for 180 days, so that our Windows 10 will be active and the impact of the watermark will be lost.

Then the question is what if 180 days have passed, it means that my Windows 10 will be in inactive status and surely the watermark will appear again? That’s true, but don’t worry, here I will also explain a line of code that can automatically renew / renew the active period when it’s due. It turns out like this, if it’s been 180 days then this code will update it automatically so that your Windows 10 will be active again for 180 days, and so, this way you are like having a retail Windows 10 that is active forever.

OK, without further ado, let’s just go to the steps below and make sure you don’t skip any of the steps I listed below, friends.

Steps to remove the “Activate Windows 10” watermark

Important. You must first turn off Windows Defender and the antivirus program before following these steps. And can be activated again later.
  1. You will need to get the KMS Client Product Key for Windows 10 from the Microsoft website.
    Or you can slide directly to this page to retrieve the key.
  2. Choose the key according to your Windows 10 edition, be it Pro, Home, Education, Enterprise.
  3. After that, now open the Command Prompt as Administrator (Run As Administrator).

Open Command Prompt Select Run As Administrator

  1. Now you have to install the KMS client product key that you chose earlier (See step 1) . Then type the following command and enter.
    In this post, I am using Windows 10, so my client key is “MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9”. So the command that I executed is as follows. (After that, click OK for the popup to appear).
slmgr / ipk W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX

Removes Windows 10 Activate Watermark

  1. KSM configuration of
    kms8 main server is the reliable server from However, you are free to use whichever server you find on the internet, but make sure it’s from a trusted source. (After that, click OK for the popup to appear).
slmgr / skms

Removing Windows Activate Watermark in Windows 10

  1. Activate your Windows 10
    Now it’s time to activate Windows 10 using the code / ato command , this will completely remove the Windows 10 watermark that appears. (After that, click OK for the popup to appear).
slmgr / ato

Eliminate Windows Activate Watermark in Windows 10

If you prefer to follow tutorials with videos, then watch the tutorial video to eliminate activate Windows watermark in Windows 10 below, friends.

Great friends, because you have successfully removed the Activate Windows watermark from your Windows 10 computer screen, and the result has also activated it with an extended license which is activated automatically when it expires.

And this step can be used as an alternative method from my previous post, namely 4 ways to activate Windows 10, which is also very effective for activating the 10 series operating system from Microsoft.

Oh yes, I have also provided an FAQ section with the aim of solving the questions and problems that are often asked and appear when removing the Activate Windows watermark on your Windows 10. Make sure you also read the following FAQ.


  • Question: I failed to remove the watermark because my computer asks me to have elevated privileges?
    • Solution: Then you need to do two ways: turn off Windows Defender and Run As Administrator when opening the Command Prompt.

I hope you have succeeded in following the steps to remove and or get rid of the Activate Windows watermark in Windows 10 and now be able to use it without limits and without any distraction. If you have other questions that I haven’t discussed in this article, please submit them in the comments area of ​​this post. See you again in my next posts friends.

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