Windows 10: Just set up new local account and it doesn't have a folder in C:\Users Solved

  1.    26 May 2018 #1

    Just set up new local account and it doesn't have a folder in C:\Users


    I've been having some problems with Windows, so I just did a clean reinstall. It did the thing with making my user profile name the beginning of my email address. I want it to be my first name instead, and after searching I found people saying that there's no way to actually change the account name with your Microsoft account, you have to log in with a local account instead. So I set up a local account, and I am able to log in with it, but when I look at the C:\Users folder it doesn't list it there, it only lists that name that's the beginning of my email address and then another folder called "Public." I've tried logging out and back in but it's still not there.
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  2.    26 May 2018 #2

    Ok I was able to get it figured out. I tried to just change the original account's name to a different one and then make a new account with the name I wanted, but it still thought the name I wanted was in use. So I had to make a new account, delete the original account that it thought was still linked to the name I wanted even though that wasn't what the name was listed as, and then make another new account with the name I wanted. All set now!
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