Home folder named Folders is this a bug?


  1. Posts : 3,165
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
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    Home folder named Folders is this a bug?


    Hello!

    I have a notebook running Windows 10 Pro v1803 and I just noticed that the user files icon on the desktop reads "Folders" instead of "Sotiris" which is my user name. This is also what I see as a shortcut in Classic Start Menu instead of "Sotiris" it reads "Folders. If I press Shift+Win to see the original Windows 10 start menu it reads "Sotiris" if I hover the mouse over the user icon. Is this some bug I should worry about? I tried to logoff and logon but didn't change anything (I haven't tried to restart yet). I saw that my files are accessible either from the "Folders" icon or by manually navigating to C:\users\sotiris so at least I have no severe damage, thanks God. But I would like to fix it. I hope it will fix by restarting the computer. Otherwise please tell me if you have any other suggestion.

    Thank you in advance.
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  2. Posts : 3,165
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
    Thread Starter
       #2

    Just restarted, nothing changed! Any more ideas? Thank you!
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  3. Posts : 17,246
    Windows 11 Pro
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    If it were me, I would just rename the icons to Sotiris....
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  4. Posts : 3,165
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
    Thread Starter
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    I tried, but when I right-click on the icon there is no "Rename".
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  5. Posts : 4,224
    Windows 10
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    @spapakons: try renaming it at the command line instead. Might work!
    --Ed--
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  6. Posts : 3,165
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
    Thread Starter
       #6

    Home folder named Folders is this a bug?-user-folder-bug.jpg
    That's what I'm talking about. It should appear as Sotiris, not Folders. If I go in Command Prompt to C:\Users it appears as Sotiris, see below. How do I fix this bug?

    Thank you in advance!
    Home folder named Folders is this a bug?-user-folder-bug-command-prompt.jpg
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  7. Posts : 3,104
    Win10
       #7

    Have you tried disabling the User icon icon, cold re-starting, and then re-enabling the User icon :

    Add or Remove Default Desktop Icons in Windows 10 | Tutorials
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  8. Posts : 3,165
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
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    I'll try and see if it works. Thanks. Any idea why this happened? Not any spyware/virus I hope...
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  9. Posts : 3,104
    Win10
       #9

    Sorry, I have no idea, but it may be a bug or a glitch?
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