Remove the 'test mode' watermark from windows 7

Some modified drivers laông chồng a valid driver signature và this prevents them from being installed on a 64-bit Windows OS. To bypass this restriction and be able to lớn install those drivers you need lớn run Windows in Test Mode or boot Windows with "Disable driver signature enforcement" option. These methods are only needed for x64 versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016 và Windows Server 2019.

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Page updates and announcements:

05 Apr 2020: Updated Test Mode batch files to lớn v2.0, now they don"t require khổng lồ be launched with "Run as administrator" right cliông chồng option và their window will show if errors occurred.

1. Test Mode method

How khổng lồ enable Test Mode

Download & run enable_testmode_v2.0.bat tệp tin. Restart PC.

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Press Start->Search->type  cmd  then right-click on the result & clichồng Run as administrator. In the CMD window type or copy-paste  bcdedit /phối testsigning on  & press enter. Restart PC.


Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2016/2019: If you get the "The value is protected by Secure Boot policy" error, you need khổng lồ disable Secure Boot in BIOS before running the commvà.

How lớn hide/remove the Test Mode watermark from desktop when Test Mode is enabled
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If test mode is enabled you will have a text watermark on the desktop. To hide it:

How khổng lồ disable Test Mode

Note: If you disable kiểm tra mode while you have drivers installed that need demo mode(unsigned drivers) those drivers will stop functioning.

Download và run disable_testmode_v2.0.bat tệp tin. Restart PC.

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Press Start->Search->type  cmd  then right-cliông chồng on it & cliông chồng Run as administrator. In the CMD window type or copy-paste  bcdedit /phối testsigning off  and press enter. Restart PC.

2. Disable Driver Signature Enforcement method

You could try this method if you don"t want Windows to always run in Test Mode. Compared to lớn always running Windows in Test Mode, the "Disable driver signature enforcement" method needs to lớn be applied each time you install a new driver that is unsigned.

How to disable driver signature enforcement on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008

Restart PCPress F8 repeatedly just after UEFI/BIOS initialization và before Windows would loadSelect "Disable driver signature enforcement" option.Install drivers. After you restart your system again you won"t be able khổng lồ install unsigned drivers until you repeat the steps 1-3.

How to disable driver signature enforcement on Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2016/2019

In Windows go to PC settings (you can search for it in Start).Clichồng on "Update và recovery" on the left side.Cliông chồng on "Recovery" on the left side.Clichồng "Restart Now" button under Advanced startup.Select Troubleshoot ->Advanced thiết đặt -> Startup Settings & press RestartPress 7 number key corresponding lớn "Disable driver signature enforcement" entry.Install drivers. After you restart your system again you won"t be able khổng lồ install unsigned drivers until you repeat the steps 1-6.Notes about "Disable driver signature enforcement"

There is a small chance that drivers installed using this method might stop working after some time requiring another install. Causes for this are unknown.

Drivers previously installed with this method can be reinstalled without booting with "Disable driver signature enforcement" if they are not uninstalled prior lớn the reinstallation.

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On Windows 7, there might be cases where this method will not allow those drivers to load once Windows is booted normally. If you have this problem, let me know in the comments.

3. Comparison between "Test Mode" and "Disable driver signature enforcement" methods

 Test mode Disable driver signature enforcement
installation<+> phối it and forget it<-> rebởi vì it each time you want lớn install a unsigned driver
security<-> always allows installation of other unsigned drivers, this allowance could be used to lớn install malicious drivers that would be unsigned, this is a very rare possibility và should not be a problem for a system running an antivirut or if the user is cautious<+> does not permanently allow the installation of unsigned drivers
additional setup<-> watermark on desktop that requires additional steps in order lớn hide it<+> no watermark on desktop<-> drivers may stop functioning, requiring that you reinstall them
compatibility<-> there are some applications, such as Battleye anticheat <1>, that will not work while Windows is in Test Mode 

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