Registered Organization on 64 bit

When I’ve started new Visual Studio projects on my Vista x64 box, the Company field would always show up as “Microsoft”… somewhat presumptuous and definitely annoying.  At first I thought the problem was with the templates, but upon inspection they had the correct template parameters, $registeredorganization$.  A quick look in my registry and those keys looked right; then it dawned on me. Visual Studio runs as a 32 bit process, not 64, so it effectively looks in :

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

And that’s the solution. In there RegisteredOrganization was set to “Microsoft”.   Changing that to your organization’s name solves the template issue.