Change Registered Owner name and organisation

By default Windows Server 2008 is installed with as owner Windows User and an empty Organisation Name. In many programs you install like Microsoft Office or Microsoft Visual Studio these are set as default creator of documents etc.

1. If you click Run in the Start menu, sick enter winver and click OK you can see your current settings.


2. To change your computers registered owner and organisation name click Run in the Start menu, diagnosis enter regedit and click OK. In the Registry Editor navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows NT -> CurrentVersion. In the right pane doubleclick and edit RegisteredOwner to change your registered owner and/or doubleclick RegisteredOrganization to change the registered organization.


3. If we now open the Windows About window again by clicking Start -> Run -> winver -> OK, we see that the ownersettings are changed!


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