Changing the registered name in Win XP

  Dubai 15:32 06 Jun 2005

Just rebuilt an old PC with a view to selling it and installed Win XP under the name of A.N.Other. I now wish to keep this PC and re-register it in my name. How can I do this without re-installing Windows?

  VoG II 15:53 06 Jun 2005

Change Registered Owner click here

This doesn't change account names.

  Dubai 19:32 06 Jun 2005

Sorry VoG, no luck with that fix.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:35 06 Jun 2005

Try doing Vog's fix in safe mode.

  lotvic 22:03 07 Jun 2005

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

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

  Cesar 09:30 10 Jun 2005


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

iMac Pro review

Visual Trends 2018: This year’s must-know colour, design, branding & photography trends

iMac Pro review

Apple Music : comment obtenir 3 mois gratuits ?