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I'm trying to find a registry key that tells me the username and name of the user currently logged onto the computer (WInXP).
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Hostname

Name of computer

As to logged in user - not sure about an exact registry location- but you can find this with wmi: (i.e. vbscript)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/resources/qanda/jan07/hey0123.mspx

The best way would be a vbscript to get both lots of info:
http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1259771&page=1

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Hope that was helpful.
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