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Watermark image in My Pictures and My Music folders

When you open the My Pictures or My Music folders in your user profile, you'll see the Watermark in the lower right-side of the folder.

To hide or show the Watermark icon, use these steps:

  • Right-click My Computer, and choose Properties
  • Select the Advanced tab
  • Under Performance section, click Settings button
  • Uncheck Use a background image for each folder type
  • Click Apply, and click OK

Equivalent registry setting for this option

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Advanced

Value name: ListviewWatermark

Value Type: REG_DWORD

Possible Data : 0 and 1