Windows 10: How to rename profile in Windows Explorer

  1.    23 Dec 2017 #1

    How to rename profile in Windows Explorer


    I recently had a corrupted proflile/account and so I created a new one, obviously with a different name, and then deleted the corrupted one. I managed to change the name of the new profile via the Control Panel, but the original name is still present in Windows Explorer (C:/Users). Is there a way of changing the profile name here as well?

    Florio
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  2.    23 Dec 2017 #2

    Hi, This question is asked periodically.
    Change Name of User Profile Folder in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

    - from the tutorial section.

    Back up thoroughly before attampting this.
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