Windows 7 - Change the registered owner

October 2016

To change the name under which Windows has been registered:
  • Start Menu>Run>Type: regedit
  • Expand the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Locate these 2 keys:
  • RegisteredOwner
  • RegisteredOrganization keys

Simply change their values (replace it with the name of your choice).

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 7 - Change the registered owner » from CCM ( is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.