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Changed XP registration?
    #3709142 - 01/31/05 08:05 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

My friend downloaded a program which happened to change the name and serial number of the person the system was registered to.. when you go into my computer.. system.. it says registered to: Not You, No Longer

I've since purged the system of any and all spyware, worms, etc.. but it's still there

Anyone know how to fix this?


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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: Shroomism]
    #3713576 - 02/01/05 03:00 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Sounds like the serial used was blacklisted  :frown:
Have a look at this  thread.


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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: spleen]
    #3713591 - 02/01/05 03:04 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

hmm interesting.. yep that pic Lana posted is exactly what this machine is getting.. however it originally had regular XP and I successfully upgraded to SP2.. hrm


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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: Shroomism]
    #4540891 - 08/16/05 03:28 AM (11 years, 11 months ago)

try using the ultimate boot cd .


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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: nugsarenice]
    #4542793 - 08/16/05 04:47 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

Yeah man, sorry to tell you, but you got pwned by M$.

Reformat will fix that, and remember, USE A CORPORATE EDITION WIN XP.  Doesn't need a key to put in and it'll always work :smile:


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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: Shroomism]
    #4542805 - 08/16/05 04:53 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

You could try running regedit.exe, then navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Check the values of RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization.

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Re: Changed XP registration? [Re: Shroomism]
    #4543434 - 08/16/05 08:28 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

If you have the original serial number & want to change it back you may be able to change it back by using a program called keyfinder. Just do a search for keyfinder on google.


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