Sunday, August 28, 2011

How to change Registered Owner in Windows

This can come in handy, if one has mistakenly given the wrong registeration name while installing windows, also it can be critical from a customers point of view. Heres the steps (applies to all windows versions )

Start-> Run-> Regedit.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
Double click the following keys and change "Value data" ( as per your requirement )
1. RegisteredOrganization
2. RegisteredOwner

Check the details in properties of My Computer, the "Registered to:" must have changed.