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Ext User(Erest)
28-09-2006, 08:43 PM
Right click on "My Computer" and select "Properties".

Under "Registered to" is "User" on my ocmputer. Is there any way to change
it to my name?

Thanks a bunch in advance to all for reading this and guidance.

Ext User(Patti MacLeod)
29-09-2006, 12:33 AM
Hi Erest,

Follow the instructions in this MSKB article:

How to Change Name and Information After You Install Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=310441



Regards,

--
Patti MacLeod
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User

"Erest" <Erest@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Right click on "My Computer" and select "Properties".
>
> Under "Registered to" is "User" on my ocmputer. Is there any way to
> change
> it to my name?
>
> Thanks a bunch in advance to all for reading this and guidance.
>

Ext User(Bruce Chambers)
29-09-2006, 11:13 AM
Erest wrote:
> Right click on "My Computer" and select "Properties".
>
> Under "Registered to" is "User" on my ocmputer. Is there any way to change
> it to my name?
>
> Thanks a bunch in advance to all for reading this and guidance.
>


To fix the "Registered to" information for WinNT/2K/XP, you can use
Start > Run > Regedit.exe to edit:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\RegisteredOwner

and:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current
Version\RegisteredOrganization

How this will affect the name displayed in previously installed
applications will vary depending upon each individual program; some read
the registered owner information dynamically, while others read it only
during installation.



--

Bruce Chambers

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