How to Show/Remove the Windows 11 Build Number on Desktop

Microsoft has changed somany new things in Windows 11. The final version of Windows 11 is about to launch in Nov 2021. The beta version of Windows 11 has many bugs, but Microsoft will fix all of them in a stable update. Many Windows 11 users are posting a screenshot with the build number of their PC. If you want to show the same information, then follow this guide.

Here is how you can hide or remove Windows 11 build number on the Desktop.

How to show the Windows 11 build number on the Desktop?

Sometimes it is a good idea to show a Windows 11 build number on the Desktop. This feature is now new. You can also do the same with Windows 7, 8, and Windows 10.

The below steps uses the registry edit process. So we recommend you to take a complete backup of all your data.

Step 1: Open the start menu and then search for regedit in the search area.

Step 2: Now, click on the registry editor.

Step 3: You can also use the Windows + R command to open the Run menu and type the same “regedit” command. This command will open a registry editor window.

Step 4: Here, you have to find the correct registry file in the following path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

Step 5: You can directly go to this path using the registry editor navigation bar.

Step 6: In the right side window, find PaintDesktopVersion.

In the right side window, find PaintDesktopVersion

Step 7: Right-click on it and then select modify.

Right-click on it and then select modify

Step 8: If you want to show the build number, you must change the value to 1.

Step 9: Then click on ok, and it’s done.

Lastly, restart your PC to apply new changes.

Once restarted, you will sew Windows 11 build number on the desktop right corner.

How to Hide the Windows 11 build number on the Desktop

If you want to hide Windows 11 build details then follow these steps:

Step 1: Open registry editor and then go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop location,

Step 2: Now find the PaintDesktopVersion option and then right-click on it.

Step 3: Select modify and set the value to 0.

Select modify and set the value to 0

Step 4: Click on the ok button and restart your PC.

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Conclusion

Some users don’t like to show build numbers on the Desktop or anywhere. In this article, we shared a complete guide to show or hide this Windows build number on your Windows 11. Use it and also share it with your friend.

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