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Windows 7: Quick Question for the Gurus

19 May 2010   #11
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I had a program some time ago "BTM Change owner" maybe if you google it ????


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19 May 2010   #12
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Click Start,click Run, type regedit,and then click OK.

Locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

To change the name of the registered owner, do the following:

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

To change the organization name, do the following:

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

Click Exit on the File menu to quit Registry Editor
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19 May 2010   #13
gregrocker

 

Change Name link should be on rightclick My Computer>Properties

Changing a Computer Name in XP: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295017
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19 May 2010   #14
HMonk

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64
 
 

I'm not a guru but I have a suggestion:

Go to Eraser and DL their free app. It has several levels of secure erasing as well as simultaneous writing over erased data. Outstanding open source app.

Monk
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20 May 2010   #15
Shook

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Click Start,click Run, type regedit,and then click OK.

Locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

To change the name of the registered owner, do the following:

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

To change the organization name, do the following:

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

Click Exit on the File menu to quit Registry Editor

That worked! Thanks man. Also thx to you too Doc. Always amazed at the number of people that reply offering help. Love 7Forums!
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