1.    21 Jul 2016 #1
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    This product is licensed to Windows User?


    After upgrading to Windows 10 I was checking the version to compare to my other Win 10 computer and this is what I saw. Wondering why it says this product is licensed to "Windows User"? On my other Windows 10 computer it shows my name first and then below it it says "Windows User". Like this:

    Name
    Windows User

    Why is my name not shown as the Windows user on this computer when it is shown on the other? I use a local account with my first name on both computers. And BTW both computers are the same version.
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  2.    21 Jul 2016 #2
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    Change it to whatever you want. It's really for display purposes only:
    How to Change the Registered PC Owner in Any Version of Windows
    Last edited by Brink; 21 Jul 2016 at 23:02. Reason: ;)
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  3.    21 Jul 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Change it to whatever you want. It's really for display purposes only:
    How to Change the Registered PC Owner in Any Version of Windows
    Thanks for that but I'm wondering why one computer used my name and the other didn't? I certainly didn't do a RegEdit to the other. It's always been there.
    Last edited by Brink; 21 Jul 2016 at 23:02. Reason: ;)
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  4.    21 Jul 2016 #4
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    I don't really know what determines if you get Windows User there or the first username of the first account you create. I have two computers both running build 14393 Insider Preview, 64-bit pro version. One computer says "John", the other computer says "Windows User". Both of these computers started with clean installs of Windows 10 performed by me and both of the first user accounts created on them were local accounts with the username "John".
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  5.    21 Jul 2016 #5
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    A Windows quirk no doubt. Not the first or last I will see I am sure. Thanks for your input. I'll have to rein in my OCD tendencies on this one and just live with the difference.

    edit: misspelling.
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