<CT> Re: How to change name in "Product is licensed to:"?

  • From: Romania Jones <romaniajones@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 21:11:11 -0800

Brian L. Johnson wrote:

> >>   Is there an easy way to change the name (and company name) in Win3.1?
> >>You obviously know what I'm talking about when you open Program Manager's
> >>About dialog box after you see the "This product is licensed to:" line.
> >>I'm giving one PC I've rebuilt to a friend and unfortunately Win3.1 has
> >>my last name licensed on it.  I would like to have it "licensed" with HIS
> >>name on it!
> >
> >c:\windows\serialno.ini
> It's funny you should ask that when you did... Had you asked that just
> two hours earlier I wouldn't have been able to answer that. I had *just*
> managed to repair an ancient DOS/Win31/Calmira laptop I had, and it
> booted for the first time in a year and a half. I dropped it to DOS, and
> ran Norton Text Search and found the file that contained the string
> "Licensed to".
> I guess you have lucky timing Billy :)

Thank you Billy for the question and thank you Brian for the answer. I'm
using an old windows 3.11. I've wondered if "Licensed To" information
could be updated. Once again, thank you both very much.

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