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    Is it possible to change a computer's owner's name in the registry? If so, where do I find the listing within the registry? This is for a computer that will be donated to a local thrift shop and the owner wants his name removed or changed. Thanks for your help.

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    The HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion key contains two string values that you can edit: RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization (the latter is usually blank for a home PC).

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    [quote name='HansV' post='796251' date='04-Oct-2009 12:44']The HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion key contains two string values that you can edit: RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization (the latter is usually blank for a home PC).[/quote]
    Hi Hans, thanks for the input. Actually I found three keys - one for RegOwner, another for RegisteredOwner and the third was RegisteredOrganization. I used the FIND command under Edit to find them and got them all changed. Thanks again.

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