2nd hand computer old name

  aboutit 14:52 24 Jul 04

My daughter has just got a used computer running XP when she starts it up the other owners name appears on screen can anyone help as to how she can remove this and add her own name

  jonnytub 14:54 24 Jul 04
  bremner 14:56 24 Jul 04

Yes they are and for info Maplins do some in really loud colours - purple, red, yellow, green

  bremner 14:57 24 Jul 04

Sorry wrong thread - old age creeping up on me

  jonnytub 14:58 24 Jul 04

heh heh bremner :-)

  aboutit 15:12 24 Jul 04

any idea which programm would be best to use

  jonnytub 15:17 24 Jul 04

unless your confident about it windows has it'z own registry editor, click staart, ruun type regedit. sooory keyebod playingg up.

  bremner 15:19 24 Jul 04

Seems me and your keyboard are both going ga ga :))

  bremner 15:21 24 Jul 04

Just to clarify what jonnytub has said

If you go to your run command and type in regedit, the registry editor will open.

You should then follow the instructions in the link jonnytub has provided.

It would be wise to do set a System Restore point before you start - just in case.

  jonnytub 15:21 24 Jul 04

bremmnerr coulld yoou take abooutit throough the proceduure? iim off for neww kboardd

  bremner 15:24 24 Jul 04

The Swedish version of PC World it would seem.

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