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How to Change the Name Displayed in the On-Screen Takeoff Splash Screen - OST

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The steps below explain how to change the Name or Company that shows when you click Help > About On-Screen Takeoff? without having to uninstall and then reinstall the program.

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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. 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:' text box, type your company name, exactly as it appears in the About splash screen (check the "Match whole string only" option).

Searching the Windows Registry for company name

Click Find Next

Keep hitting "Find Next" (or use the F3 to keep finding the next occurrence of the text) until you locate the On-Screen Takeoff entry that looks like this:

Changing the OST Registered Name in Windows Registry

When you get to the registry keys that show "On-Screen Takeoff" as the "Display Name", locate the following registry keys:

  • RegCompany
  • RegOwner

Double-click each key and modify this key according to your needs.

When you are done, close the Registry Editor and launch On-Screen Takeoff product again.

This does not affect licensing or ownership in any way - this only changes what On-Screen Takeoff displays on its "About" splash screen.

Product documentation (user guides) describes functionality in the latest version of each major release and may not match the functionality in the version you are using. Please check the Product Information and Downloads pages by clicking one of the product buttons above.

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