Change owner's name

  Dorkins 20:49 01 Jul 2007
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Have decided to get rid of a computer running Windows Vista. So could anyone tell me how i change the owners name please.

  woofwoofbark 01:41 02 Jul 2007

If your running Vista.....

Control Panel>UserAccounts>Change Your Name

to change account name in XP...

1. Click the "Start" menu.
2. Select "Control Panel".
3. When the Control Panel appears, select "User Accounts".
4. When the "User Accounts" window appears, underneath "Or pick an account to change", click your account name.
5. Click "Change my name".
6. Enter in a new account name and click "Change Name".

hope this helps!

4daysafterxmas.

  Dorkins 08:28 02 Jul 2007

I wanted to change the owner's name not an account name, but thanks for replyng.

  mgmcc 08:58 02 Jul 2007

If you are familiar with editing a PC's registry, the "Registered Owner" can be changed in:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion

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