Simple Trick To Modify The Registered Ownership Information In Windows XP

Simple Trick To Modify The Registered Ownership Information In Windows XP

Did you ever try changing your registered user name on your system after initial installation of windows XP?

If yes, many of you might have faced this issue, due to miss-spelled name on Registered-Ownership-Records. The changes made to the ownership information through Reinstallation of operating system for the 1st time.

Few might not know how to make changes on it and may tend to reinstall over again. Users don’t have to worry and redo OS installation. Modifying a user name in windows XP after installation is possible.

Now, with few uncomplicated steps as enlisted below, it will let you to modify the Ownership information even after an operating system installation was completed.

  • Select windows start option and then select the Run option
  • Now type in the letters as “regedit” and hit enter on the keyboard to open registry editor window.
  • Now, navigate and locate the Registry Key: “HKEY Local Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version”.
  • Now, in this window screen on the right hand side pane, Select and Click twice on “Registered-Owner” option to modify and edit the name value as preferred. The organization name can also be changed by Selecting and Clicking twice on “Registered-Organization” Option.
  • Now click on save to save changes and close this window. Reboot your system to view the changes made.

Now, you can observe that the registered organization or owner information has been altered to new preferred values.

These are updated under “System-Properties” (Right Click on My-Computer Option and then Select Properties Option under The General Tab). Modifying the organization and Owners name would surely come handy in Windows Operating Systems.

Take Ownership Or Grant Full Access Permissions In Windows 7 And Vista Right Click Menu

Take Ownership Or Grant Full Access Permissions In Windows 7 And Vista Right Click Menu

There are many system files assigned that allows you an ownership and full control on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008. With such files, you could ensure greater reliability and security of your Windows operating systems.

It grants you access to the TrustedInstaller, so that you could have right to enter the special restricted areas along with the administrators. The design of such operating systems tends to make unintentional deletion or it may change system files making the work more difficult for some of the technical users.

You should go through many messy steps to take ownership and grant full access permissions manually. By successfully passing through these very confusing steps, you would be able access all the files (including executable files) and folders either as an administrator or other user.

There are lots of ways with which you could easily take ownership and grant full access permissions to administrators like with the help of “Take Control Of” command script or else entering icacls and takeown commands in Command Prompt manually.

In addition, you could put up right click menu items into contextual menu, which will be displayed when you right click on folders and files. Automatically it grants full access and ownership as administrators to the selected files or folders.

If you would like to add a command as “Grant Admin Full Control” in Windows right click menu, then you have to download the special file of the registry registration entries namely GrantAdminFullControl.reg.


After downloading, just double click on it and all the modified registry keys and values will merge on your system. Use the following link Here to download the new registry entry files that has been updated recently. You could use it on both 64-bit (x64) and 32-bit (x86) OS and it comes as a non-recursive.

Tip: You could change “Grant Admin Full Control” to any name that you want. To do so you have to edit the downloaded .reg file. While editing just replace the third string “Grant Admin Full Control” in the text file of your preferred name. You could use name as “Grant Administrators Full Permissions”, “Take Full Control Permissions”, “Grant Administrator Rights”, and “Give Administrators Full Control” and so on.