How can I change the name Windows 2000 is registered to on a desktop that is not networked? Thanks, Liglin

How can I change the name Windows 2000 is registered to on a desktop that is not networked? Thanks, Liglin
liglinAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

sramesh2kCommented:

Open regedit.exe

Goto the follownig registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

change the "RegisteredOwner" and RegisteredOrganization as per your wish.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
tc982Commented:
Open Regedit , navigate to the following key :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]

Then locate the followin key's : RegisteredOrganization and RegisteredOwner

DO NOT CHANGEANY OTHER KEYS AS IT EFFECTS YOUR STABILITY OR EVEN WILL CRASH YOUR PC!!!
0
sramesh2kCommented:

I have posted the same article 6 minutes before you posted.
0
Cloud Class® Course: Microsoft Windows 7 Basic

This introductory course to Windows 7 environment will teach you about working with the Windows operating system. You will learn about basic functions including start menu; the desktop; managing files, folders, and libraries.

tc982Commented:
Could you believe that :)

I actually was typing the message before you, but I am at work, so I had to do an intervention ( some (Edited by Computer101)... word problem ) and when I submitted I saw you where first, but hey, (Edited by Computer101) happens :)

The fact is , we have the same answer, so he is sure that the answer is correct :)

0
sramesh2kCommented:

Cool! man
0
cempashaCommented:
This question is still open and getting old. If any of the comment(s) above helped you please accept it as an answer or split the points who ever helped you in this question. Your attention in finalising this question is very much appreciated. Thanks in advance,

****** PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS AS AN ANSWER ********

- If you would like to close this question and have your points refunded, please post a question in community support area on http://www.experts-exchange.com/Community_Support/ giving the address of this question. Thank you      

Pasha

Cleanup Volunteer


0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 2000

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.