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How to switch computer's registered name

By mrpoliticalman ·
In windows xp - I want to switch the owner of the computers name. Example: it shows "Joe Smith" as the owner and I want to switch it to "Sara Smith". Does anyone know how to switch the owner's name?

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by Toivo Talikka In reply to How to switch computer's ...

The Knowledgebase article http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=310441 shows you how.

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by Craig321 In reply to How to switch computer's ...

Right My Computer then properties select the Computer Name tab hit change and type the name u wish to change it to.

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by mrpoliticalman In reply to How to switch computer's ...

Thank you for the link. It was exactly what I was looking for. Once again thank you

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by Toivo Talikka In reply to How to switch computer's ...

If the answer was spot on and you managed to fix the problem, it would be good practice to accept the answer points and close the questions, please.

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by Tracey In reply to

my computer is still recognized on our network by it's first entered registered name. The registered user is changed, but something still needs changed to have my computer recognized by the new name I chose. Did I miss something? I followed the instructions exactly and I'm fairly literate on PC's.

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