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Trick to Change the Registered Owner in Windows

If you have ever deliberated Trick to change the name of the person that Windows is registered to, this is the quick tip for you. It’s not all that useful, but it might come in handy if you got a computer from somebody else.

Open up regedit.exe through the start menu search box, and then locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Now you can find the RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization keys in the right-hand pane. Change them to whatever values you want.

To show off the new changes, just type winver.exe into the start menu search box to see the About Windows box:

 

Kinda useless, but one of those things I have to write about if I want to cover everything 🙂

This should work in all versions of Windows, including Windows 7.

Rahul
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Rahul is one of the pillars of blacklisthackers. He went to college to study civil engg. But found himself attracted to computer science more. As a result he bunked most of his classes to learn more about things related to computer. An all time techie, he loves to explore new trends of hacking and spends most of his time implementing them. Besides being a social networking freak, Rahul enjoys photography and loves watching movies.

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