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  1.    04 Jul 2017 #370

    Kari said: View Post
    In Josey's case he has changed registered owner and organisation manually in registry, see Edwin's earlier post for instructions.

    If you customize your install image with Sysprep, you can set those in answer file's OEM Information component, see highlighted lines:

    Code:
            <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
                <OEMInformation>
                    <Logo>C:\Windows\System32\oemlogo.bmp</Logo>
                    <Manufacturer>Ten Forums</Manufacturer>
                    <SupportHours>24/7</SupportHours>
                    <SupportPhone>+44 123 456 7890</SupportPhone>
                    <SupportURL>https://www.tenforums.com</SupportURL>
                </OEMInformation>
                <CopyProfile>true</CopyProfile>
                <OEMName>Ten Forums</OEMName>
                <RegisteredOrganization>Ten Forums</RegisteredOrganization>
                <RegisteredOwner>Kari</RegisteredOwner>
                <TimeZone>W. Europe Standard Time</TimeZone>
                <ComputerName>TFPC-1</ComputerName>
            </component>
    Kari
    Tnx. Kari but as I said, it's only temporary until I get my Ryzen MB back from RMA. It wouldn't run on this MB since there's no UEFI. I saved last state I had on that MB so I'll revert to it hopefully very soon. Had to do same thing with W7 and Mint. All are just temporary clean installs.
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       04 Jul 2017 #371

    Kari said: View Post
    In Josey's case he has changed registered owner and organisation manually in registry, see Edwin's earlier post for instructions.
    If you customize your install image with Sysprep, you can set those in answer file's Shell-Setup >OEM component, see highlighted lines
    Kari
    An easier way to do this after installation is to simply use this option in Winaerotweker:
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       04 Jul 2017 #372

    LEOPEVA64 said: View Post
    An easier way to do this after installation is to simply use this option in Winaerotweker:
    In what way is it easier than doing the same with registry Editor?

    I have never understood why some users use these "tweakers" to do something that can so easily be done without any third party "tool".

    It might be that you running your tweaker, browsing to correct place and writing new info takes a second, maybe even two less than me doing the same by running Registry Editor, browsing to correct place and writing the same, but as far as I am concerned, that's not reason enough to download and install a third party tool. In both cases you still have to type what you want.
    Last edited by Kari; 04 Jul 2017 at 03:59. Reason: Context changing typo, replaced "longer" with "less".
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       04 Jul 2017 #373

    Kari said: View Post
    I have never understood why some users use these "tweakers" to do something that can so easily be done without any third party "tool"?

    it might be that you running your tweaker, browsing to correct spot and writing new info takes a second, maybe even two longer than me doing the same by running Registry Editor, browsing to correct spot and writing the same, but as far as I am concerned, that's not reason enough to download and install a third party tool.
    Perhaps we are not as comfortable editing the registry as you Kari.
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       04 Jul 2017 #374

    kado897 said: View Post
    Perhaps we are not as comfortable editing the registry as you Kari.
    But you are comfortable with letting a third party application access and edit registry for you?
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       04 Jul 2017 #375

    Kari said: View Post
    In what way is it easier than doing the same with registry Editor?

    I have never understood why some users use these "tweakers" to do something that can so easily be done without any third party "tool".

    It might be that you running your tweaker, browsing to correct place and writing new info takes a second, maybe even two longer than me doing the same by running Registry Editor, browsing to correct place and writing the same, but as far as I am concerned, that's not reason enough to download and install a third party tool. In both cases you still have to type what you want.
    The vast majority of people don't have the knowledge that you have and prefer not to mess with the registry, for them it is much easier to use programs like these
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       04 Jul 2017 #376

    Kari said: View Post
    But you are comfortable with letting a third party application access and edit registry for you?
    Yes, provided it has a good rep.
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  8. Kari's Avatar
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       04 Jul 2017 #377

    kado897 said: View Post
    Yes, provided it has a good rep.
    Regarding third party registry cleaners, as far as I know CCleaner has the best reputation. Yet, even some CCleaner users have reported it totally screwing up Windows.

    Yes, I know that it must be an exception, those stories are not even close as common as stories from satisfied users who use it or other unnecessary snake-oil tools. When used correctly it does no harm, no good, no space saved, no boot time made shorter, nothing. Be it medicine or computers, placebo effect is powerful, I accept that and fully understand that some users could not live without a few cleaners and tweakers installed.

    I'm just saying that I would never trust a third party app to do something which Windows is totally capable to do by itself, or I am able to do it with a few mouse clicks.
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  9.    04 Jul 2017 #378

    kado897 said: View Post
    Yes, provided it has a good rep.
    Or the effects are reversible. If I have a good recommendation for direct registry changes, sure, I'd use that first. Some Registry settings change from build to build and good customizing programs like Winaero Tweaker will refuse to change something that is not compatible.
    PS.
    I don't count Ccleaner and such as "Tweakers".
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       04 Jul 2017 #379

    I don't use registry cleaners either (or at least not often ). In any case I always have a recent MR image (< 24h old) if anything goes awry.
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