Find and change registered owner information in Windows 7

If you have received a second hand computer, you may want to change the registered owner name and registered organization name. It is also possible that somebody else installed Windows 7 for you and has set his name and organization. You may want to change it. This artcle tells you different ways to see and edit this information.

Find the Registered Owner / Organization :

    Change the Registered Owner / Organization :

    1. Open Start Menu. Type regedit in the search box and press Enter. This would start Registry Editor. You may be prompted for the permission by UAC (User Access Control) dialog.
    2. In the Registry Editor navigate to the following key:
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows NT CurrentVersion

    After modifying, you can verify that the value has changed using the method explained in the beginning of this article.