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Deleting owner name in registry


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I'm selling my Mom's computer and would like to know how to get rid of the area that says "registered to John Doe". I assume it's in the registry someplace. What should I replace it with?
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

under registered to:

Now, there is an issue here--depending on how you set up the machine, there maybe a folder called

c:\Documents and Settings\OWNER

or

c:\Documents and Settings\MOMS NAME

which do you have?
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Under current version I have no "documents and settings". I have "drivers.desc" and "drivers32".

Remmebr, this is Windows 98!
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How can I remember something you forgot to tell us?

This is in the wrong forum..
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion

The above key is the place you want for windows 98
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Sorry about that. I thought it was understood since it was under the category of Windows 98.

Anyway, I found it and it worked great. Thanks for the help!
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