registered user ID

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What is the registered user ID for?  It appears to be hard to change,
as well as
the product ID.  I used Winhacker 2.0 to change it.  Seems to be solely
to register your PC when you buy it.

However, in the cookies folder, all cookies are named registered user
I had changed the registered user ID(as well as the C:\ drive) to my
name because if the PC is stolen I could prove it's mine.  I would like
to know if when you visit a site that has cookies, the server
stores/logs your PC's registered user ID or if it's only stored on your
Also, is it possible for the site's admin to know who visited by using
the registered user ID even if it's changed to JohnDoe, or by using the
IP address?
I guess the IP address cannot be changed no matter what, thus you will
always be tracked.

Re: registered user ID

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How is this a *hardware* question?

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