Change the Owner or Organization Name of Windows

by Eric Geier [Published on 3 Nov. 2010 / Last Updated on 3 Nov. 2010]

How to modify the names you inputted during the Windows install.

If you made a typo or simply want to change the Registered Owner or Registered Organization names of Windows, modify these registry entries:


Key: \Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Names: RegisteredOwner & RegisteredOrganization 

Eric Geier is an author of many wireless networking and computing books including Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley 2008) and 100 Things You Need to Know about Upgrading to Windows Vista (Que 2007).

The Author — Eric Geier

Eric Geier (Dayton, Ohio) is a Freelance  Tech Writer and Author specializing in computer networking. He's also the Founder and Owner of NoWiresSecurity, which provides a hosted cloud-based RADIUS service to help businesses easily secure their Wi-Fi networks with the Enterprise (802.1X) mode of WPA/WPA2 security. He’s also the Founder and Owner of On Spot Techs, which provides on-site computer and technology services.

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