Change user name

  leedsafc 13:51 12 Mar 2006

How do i change the user name and details that are entered when installing Win xp. I have an idea that it can be done via the registry settings. Can anyone confirm this

  SG Atlantis® 13:55 12 Mar 2006

click here

Use the above little program and alter the account names in control panel, user accounts.

  SG Atlantis® 13:58 12 Mar 2006

The program is safe and it allows you to change the registered owner/organisation bit.

To change the computer name, right "click my computer" icon on the desktop then choose properties. Click the computer name tab.

No need to mess in the registry.

  SG Atlantis® 14:00 12 Mar 2006

ignore the " marks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:12 12 Mar 2006

How to Change Name and Company Information After You Install Win XP

Start/Run/Regedit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion in the left pane.

Then In the right pane, double-click RegisteredOrganization. Under "Value data", type the name that you want, and then click OK.

To change the name of the registered owner, In the right pane, double-click RegisteredOwner. Under "Value data", type the name that you want, and then click OK/Exit

  leedsafc 16:18 12 Mar 2006

Thanks all. Thats all i needed to know.

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