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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by audifox, Jan 19, 2002.

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  1. audifox

    audifox Thread Starter

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    Purchased new computer, gave other computer to sister which had original Win98/Win98SE on it, she upgraded to WinXP, registered under her name; however, computer retained MY name, and everything we've tried to eliminate ownership of computer from my name to hers has not worked. Does anyone know how to do this? Tried: logoff, user, system properties changing, etc. If it is a registry change, please indicate step-by-step because the registry makes me nervous! Thanks for whatever help you can offer.
     
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  3. Linkmaster

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    Hi audifox, Welcome to TSG!!
    Tryhere ! This should give you step by step instructions!
     
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    Here is a link to a program that can do that for you. It is about halfway down the page. Download it, extract it to a folder and run it. It will display the current name. Just change the name and click update.

    http://www.magsys.co.uk/apps/index.shtml
     
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    Thank you both very much. I will have her try these two solutions. Your link was given me by a friend who highly recommended your site and your assistance. I, too, will be passing your link on to others...you have a great service here for those of us who get stuck with the technical side of computers. I know I will be back! Betty, Eugene, OR
     
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    Hi audiofox,
    Your welcome! Just glad we could help and learn with you!
     
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