How can I correct my name in Word 2003?
Thread poster: Argentine Translator

Argentine Translator
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Jul 25, 2009

When I create a new Word document, in File > Properties, there appears my name with a spelling mistake. How can I change it? I am using Windows XP Professional 5.1 and Word 2003.
Thanks and best regards, AT


 

Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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In User Information Jul 25, 2009

Go to Tools > Options > User Information. This brings up an editable table containing your name. Make the necessary corrections to it and click OK. Any documents you produce after this will show your name in the amended form in Properties.

 

Argentine Translator
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Where can I state the organization name? Jul 25, 2009

Thank you Jack. I have changed my name but still I cannot change the name of the organization. Where is that information stored? Best regards, AT

 

Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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That baffles me too. Jul 25, 2009

You would think the User Information interface would enable you to set that too, wouldn't you? But it doesn't. I've spent some time trying things and searching on Google, but I can't find the answer to this problem. There is software which will enable you to do things with document properties, but I haven't found any that specifically mentions the default properties, and it isn't freeware, so you could be wasting your money. Glad I was able to be some help anyway.

 

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Thank you again Jul 25, 2009

Dear Jack, Where can I state the Windows XP Professional user information? Perhaps, it is stored there. Thanks and best regards, AT

 

Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
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Edit the registry Jul 25, 2009

Quoting from a short online tutorial that I used on a similar occasion:

1. Back up your registry key
2. To change this information, type regedit in RUN dialog box and press Enter. It'll open Registry editor. Now go to following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

2. In right-side pane, change the value of "RegisteredOwner" and "RegisteredOrganization" to any desired string
HTH


 

Argentine Translator
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Thank you Sangra Jul 25, 2009

I will try it. Best regards, AT

 


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