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Laplink Everywhere - FAQ's

QUESTION

How do I change the Laplink Everywhere Username used to access the Laplink Everywhere Host?



ANSWER

Why would you want to do this?
  1. You may desire to create a completely new Laplink Everywhere account for the host PC.
  2. You may need to re-assign your current Laplink Everywhere host to a different existing username.

AUTOMATIC REMOVAL

In order to assign a new or different Laplink Everywhere username to the host computer, follow these steps:
  1. Close Laplink Everywhere on the host computer: right-click on the Laplink Everywhere icon in the system tray (down by the clock) and choose Exit.
  2. Click on the link below that matches the Windows version of the host computer:

  3. For host computers running Windows 98 or Windows ME, Click here.
    For host computers running Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows 2003, Click here.
  4. Select Open or Run when prompted.
  5. Click Yes to import the information into the registry.
  6. Click Ok to the message that it has completed the import.
  7. Launch Laplink Everywhere by double-clicking on the Laplink Everywhere icon on your desktop.
  8. Your browser will then launch and be directed to the ll2go.com registration page.
  9. Carefully choose how to associate the Laplink Everywhere Host:
  • To assign the computer to an existing Laplink Everywhere username, click on the Assign this PC button. On the next page, type in the existing username, password, and specify a unique name for this PC.
  • To create a new Laplink Everywhere username, click on the Create Account button and fill out the form there.

MANUAL REMOVAL

If the above steps do not work, the following steps provide manual removal instructions. To assign a new or different Laplink Everywhere username to a host PC, you must remove the following Laplink Everywhere entries from the Windows registry:
Note: Before making the following changes, make a backup of your registry. See Technical Document 111: How do I Backup and Restore the Windows Registry for more information. Alternatively for Windows XP users, see Technical Document 670: How to Create a Windows XP Restore Point.
  1. Right-click on the Laplink Everywhere icon in the system tray (down by the clock) and select Exit.
  2. From the Windows Start menu, click on Run.
  3. Type in REGEDIT and click OK. This will open up the Registry Editor.
  4. Open up the HKEY_Current_User folder by clicking the + next to it.
  5. Click the + next to Software.
  6. Click the + next to Laplink.
  7. Click on FoneFiles.
  8. In the right hand window, delete the following entries: ConfigXML, DeviceID, UserID
  9. Close the Registry Editor.
  10. Launch Laplink Everywhere by double-clicking on the Laplink Everywhere icon on your desktop.
  11. Your browser will then launch and be directed to the ll2go.com registration page.
  12. Carefully choose how to associate the Laplink Everywhere Host:
  • To assign the computer to an existing Laplink Everywhere username, click on the Assign this PC button. On the next page, type in the existing username, password, and specify a unique name for this PC.
  • To create a new Laplink Everywhere username, click on the Create Account button and fill out the form there.

Last Updated: 1/19/2004 9:32:30 AM

 
 
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