How change name on PC

  MikejgL 15:39 28 May 2008
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Our parish is about to change its vicar, and I need to update the parish computer. How can I change the name which appears at the top of the 'START' pane from that of our old vicar to that of the new? I have tried to change the name on the folder at C:/Documents and Settings/.. but Windows will not let me - tells me it's a system file. I'm pretty sure that I should be able to do this by editing the registry, but not sure how. Any suggestions gratefully received.

  wis 15:46 28 May 2008

control panel user accounts

  wis 15:47 28 May 2008

and do not go near registry

  hiwatt 16:00 28 May 2008

Yeah as wis says.If you go to start/settings/control pannel and choose user accounts you can then choose change an account and then change the name.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:00 28 May 2008

Change owner click here

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

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