User name shortened - error ?


  1. Posts : 34
    Windows 10 Home 64
       #1

    User name shortened - error ?


    In C Drive under users my user name shows as "tomfe" instead of Tom or TomFerguson. Not a serious issue but one I want to correct as is just is not correct. Can't seem to find a way to change it.

    Any suggestions welcome.

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  2. Posts : 486
    Windows 10x64 17713
       #2

    Is that the name you were given by a Microsoft account?
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  3. Posts : 17,346
    Windows 11 Pro
       #3

    To get the folder name you want under Users, you have to start by creating a local account with that user name (either Tom or TomFerguson). Then convert the local account to a Microsoft account and the folder name will stay the same.

    I get johnh if I don't create a local account named John first.
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