Stay on top of the latest XP tips and tricks with our free Windows XP newsletter, delivered each Thursday. Automatically sign up today!When you install Windows XP, the installation procedure prompts you to enter your user name and a company name. Then, this information displays on the General tab of the System Properties dialog box under the Registered To heading. Unfortunately, Windows XP doesn't provide you with a tool for changing this registration information. However, you can alter the registration information by editing the registry. Follow these seven steps to alter the information:
Note: Editing the registry is risky, so be sure you have a verified backup before saving any changes.
Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.