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Changing Registered To Name?


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#1 tripflex

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 11:48 AM

Does anybody know how to change the "Registered To" name that comes up whenever you click properties under my computer? I need to change who it is registered to but im not exactly sure how to go about doing that

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 11:59 AM

The values are contained in this key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

If you're not comfortable with editing the registry, I'd suggest waiting for another member to suggest another way to do this.
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 12:02 PM

Hello
As usasma says if you are not comfortable editing the registry i find the tool here does just a good job.
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_change_owner.htm

Hope this helps
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 12:23 PM

Awesome, worked perfectly, thanks a bunch!
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 12:25 PM

Yep, thanks Alan! I couldn't find it when I googled!
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 12:30 PM

No problems, glad to have helped
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