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How do I change owner information in XP?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Leodeus, Jun 12, 2004.

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  1. Leodeus

    Leodeus Thread Starter

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    I recently purchased a Dell desktop for my son. I was able to change him to system administrator in the log-on area, but the previous owner's name is still in the registration properties, as well as in the info such as "c:\Documents and Settings\Previous Owner\My Documents\My Music". How is this information changed? I have a legal copy of an XP Pro upgrade. Would that allow the change to be made (and would I lose any data currently on the machine)? I would prefer to just change something in the registry, or whatever it takes. Please help!!!
     
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    Regedit: HKLM\software\MS\WinNT\Current Version> RegisteredOwner.
     
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