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Change the Registered Owner in Windows

Have you recently purchased a second hand PC, or you plan on selling yours? It is important that you change the registered owner. This article will show you how.


How to Change the Registered Owner

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).
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