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#1 akevina


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Posted 17 April 2005 - 01:03 PM

Hi, I selling my Desktop PC and would like to remove my name from "Registered to:" in the Systems file. How can this be done.

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#2 Mipsacri


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Posted 17 April 2005 - 01:38 PM

Well, as far as I know, there is no way to change who it's registered to, unless you completely wipe the harddrive and reinstall XP fresh, but you can change the name the basic windows account is under.

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Posted 17 April 2005 - 01:54 PM

you should be able to use this article to change who your computer is registered too, warning, this requires editing the registry, which should not be done unless your confident you know what your doing.


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Posted 17 April 2005 - 02:06 PM

If your selling the machine, I would recommend wiping the harddrive, using one of these programs:

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Posted 17 April 2005 - 02:13 PM

I agree with wiping the drive, unless you want to sell it "value added" with a functioning OS. In that case wipe your data off it, and leave the rest knowing what you did.
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