Customize the default registered identity

Some times when installing Games and Applications then you get requested to verify that your name and company are correct. The default name and company presented to you each time is set during the installation.

To change your identify go to the following STRING registry keys :

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER /Software /Microsoft /MS Setup (ACME) /User Info]
DefCompany = "UserCompany"
DefName = "UserName"

To change the owner go to the following STRING registry keys (Win9x only) :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /SOFTWARE /Microsoft /Windows /CurrentVersion]
RegisteredOrganization = "UserCompany"
RegisteredOwner = "UserName"

To change the owner go to the following STRING registry keys (WinNT+ only) :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /SOFTWARE /Microsoft /Windows NT /CurrentVersion]
RegisteredOrganization = "UserCompany"
RegisteredOwner = "UserName"

More Info MS KB88363
More Info MS KB148198

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Updated: 26 February 2007

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