How to change name or administrator name in xp pc.

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by chompi, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. chompi

    chompi MDL Member

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    few days ago, i found a good pc at very good price with windows xp home. working very well, but de name of the former owner is all over. how can i delete that name and put everything in my name. am sure somebody knows about that. thank you.
     
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  3. chompi

    chompi MDL Member

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    thank you Tito: what i want is change the owner name in system, not in user accounts. i don't know if is the same, lets say when you install windows, you put your name and that computer is always in your name, right ? how you can change that. is possible ?
     
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    Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

    Change the value of "RegisteredOwner"

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    boring79 MDL Novice

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    That simple?

    Great ... thanks.
     
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    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Yah... too simple.. ;)
     
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