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SQL Server


Initial situation

Normally all of our installations are registered to the company name.

But now we have the effect that some (developer) tool seems to overwrite this registry entries. That results in the following:

License information from operation system in registry

If you run winver.exe from a command line you will see this output:

Copyright and vendor information from Assemblies

And in new projects the information in the AssemblyInfo are:

Origin of this problem

We don’t know it. Maybe it is a special Visual Studio extensions, because we see this effect only at machines of hardcore coders.

If someone knows this – please comment this post.

Fixing this problem

The colleague from the IT-department gave us the following tips:

  1. On Registry Editor Window go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion location by navigating in the left pane.
  2. From the right pane double-click on RegisteredOrganization key.
  3. On Edit String box under Value data text box type the name of new organization.
posted on Monday, August 1, 2011 9:53 AM