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Default Name and Company Information

(Windows 9x and NT)
When you install a new application, using MS Setup, a default Name and Company are shown, these values can be changed when the details have changed or are incorrect.

1. Using Regedit open the key below.

2. Modify the two values of 'DefName' and 'DefCompany', and change the values to your current Name and Company respectively.

3. Next time you install a program these new values will be used.

Note: This will not affect the registered names of existing applications, it only affects new installations.

Registry Settings:

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MS Setup (ACME)\User Info]
Data Type: REG_SZ


Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.


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