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Windows 7: How did my win7 switched to test mode?


28 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
How did my win7 switched to test mode?

I noticed today that my legally bought windows 7 set up suddenly had a "test mode" at the lower right corner. Does anyone know about it?

The only major installation I did recently was installing a device driver for a PS3 controller. Do you think it had anything to do with it? I used a program to install an unsigned driver.



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28 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7
 
 

sorry for my stupidity for not asking google first. i found the solution
why does it say "Test Mode Windows 7 Build 7600" in bottom right corner?

yes, the reason was because of the new installation of drivers.
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28 Jun 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

If it is leagal and you say it is, this should work:


Open a cmd window with administrator rights and run this command:
Bcdedit.exe -set TESTSIGNING OFF then reboot


It should be gone.
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28 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Click on Start button, then type "cmd" without quotes. In the results window, right click on CMD, then click on "Run as administrator".

At the command prompt, type:

Bcdedit.exe -set TESTSIGNING OFF

Reboot the PC.
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