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How to Change the "Registered To" Name in the Software - QB

Reference Number: AA-00331 Views: 3221 Created: 01/15/2016 12:33 pm Last Updated: 02/22/2018 12:52 pm 0 Rating/ Voters

The steps below explain how to change the Name or Company that shows when you click Help > About Quick Bid? without having to uninstall and then reinstall the program

The following steps require you to modify the Windows registry. Modifications to the Windows registry, if not done correctly, can cause serious problems to a Windows system. If necessary, please contact an IT Professional to assist you.

Close On-Screen Takeoff

Click Start > Run, type regedit in the field, and then click OK (see your Windows documentation on how to launch Registry Editor)

Browse to the following location in the Registry Editor:


Click Edit > Find and in the Find what: section type the user name or company name exactly as it is displayed in the splash screen (make sure "Match whole string only is selected)

Click Find Next (use the F3 to keep finding the next occurrence of the text until you locate the Quick Bid entry)

When you get to the registry keys that show "Quick Bid" as the "Display Name" (as shown below), locate the following registry keys:

  • RegCompany
  • RegOwner

Double-click each key and modify it according to your needs

When you are done, close the Registry Editor and launch Quick Bid.

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