A temporary fix:
Originally posted by coolbrze
Is there a way to change the author in MS word, such as who it is licensed to so that my name is on it instead of someone elses? Thanks in advance.
From within MS Word: File -> Properties
This will work for the current document - so you'd have to repeat this every time...
A permanent fix:
How to change the company name and user name in:
Office 2003: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=821550
Office XP: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=290528
Office 2000: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=233499
Office 97: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=244080
Of course, this won't change already-made documents; it just affects the new ones. You can use the "temporary" way above to change the pre-existing documents.
...with thanks to Google Groups for finding that thread!