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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Customizing Some Setup Settings

To finish this look at Registry tricks and secrets, I'll close with a couple of techniques for modifying some of the settings you specified during Setup.

Changing Your Registered Name and Company Name

During the Windows 98 installation process, Setup may have asked you to enter your name and, optionally, your company name. (If you upgraded from Windows 95, this data was recorded when you ran the Windows 95 Setup program.) These “registered names” appear in several places as you work with Windows 98:

  • If you right-click My Computer and select Properties (or open the System icon in Control Panel), your registered names appear in the General tab of the System Properties dialog box.
  • If you select Help | About in just ...

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