My PC Registration has been stolen!!

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by t-force, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. t-force

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    I think it must be some kind of Spyware that's done this, but does anyone have any idea as to how to get round the following problem:

    On Win XP, on the System section of Performance and Maintenance in Control Panel, there is the owner information, where it says "Registered to". Now my name used to be under there, but no it has been replaced by "Not you, no longer", and the evesham logo (they made the PC), has been replaced by X Brain (big X in background with brain written across it).

    Does anyone have any idea as to how this could have happened, and how I can correct it?
     
  2. cowtipper

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    your registration information is kept in the registry

    goto "start menu>run! then type regedit.
    then select find fomr the edit menu and type in "Not you, no longer", and ti should find the registry key that holds that info

    Disclaimer:
    I must warn you be careful delete out anything you are not supposed to as you can kill your machine.
    any advice given here is for info only and should nto be undertaken if you are unsure please consult a professional

    sorry about that bit
     
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