Category Archives: Registry Edits

Change Owner Name In Registry

How to change the registered owner name and company on a Windows PC using the Windows registry Did you purchase a computer secondhand/used and in System Properties it show the previous owners name and company? To find out what the owner name and company name that is registered for your Windows PC, just right-click “My Computer” on your desktop, then click “Properties”. The System Properties Read More →

Remove Service From Registry

Remove a system service from the Windows Registry Do you have a system service on your Windows PC that is running in the background and you would like to remove it from your system? Or have a failing service you do not need and want to remove it so you no longer have an error in your Event Viewer logs? You can easily remove services from Read More →

Remove Entries From Add/Remove Programs List

Removing programs listed in Add/Remove programs or Programs and Features Do you have a software program you uninstalled, but still have it listed in Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features? You can easily use the Windows Registry to remove any listed programs from this list. Please keep in mind, this does not uninstall the program. This only removes the entry so you no longer see it Read More →

Remove startup programs from the registry

Remove Startup Programs From The Registry

Removing startup programs from the Windows registry Some programs when installed add entries to the Windows registry to run files when Windows starts up. Some times some of these files are absolutely unnecessary and degrade system performance. Other times, viruses and/or malware will use these startup points in the registry to run files related to the virus or malware without your knowing. Backing up the registry When add/removing Read More →