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#1 Dave's

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 01:22 PM

:thumbsup: got comp. from cousin with his name in it want to change it anybody know how to do this be much help thanx Dave

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 01:45 PM

try this site

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 02:42 PM

http://www.theeldergeek.com/modify_registe...rganization.htm

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_change_owner.htm

Either works, the script is easier for those who don't want to fool with registry edits.

As stated, this will not change the account names in Documents & Settings.

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 06:43 PM

If you are simply trying to change the Registered to: information which appears in the System applet, you can do so by modifying the following information using Regedit.

To open the registry editor:

Start >> Run >> type regedit >> press [Enter]

With the Registry Editor open, you want to navigate to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version

The two entries you will want to modify are:
:: RegisteredOrganization
:: RegisteredOwner

Simply right-click the entries and choose Modify. Type the desired information.

If you are trying to rename the user account and associated profile information, this is a little more involved refer to the following post:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/136197/change-the-account-names-in-documents-settings/

Please read the links that are included in the post BEFORE you begin changing things to prevent corruption or data loss.
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