Windows 10: Can I change the name on my user/xxxx folder Solved

  1.    23 Jan 2017 #1

    Can I change the name on my user/xxxx folder


    Hi

    somehow the name on my user/xxxx folder was entered incorrectly when my OS was installed, I think.

    Is it possible to correct it?

    Thanks

    Daniel
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  2.    23 Jan 2017 #2

    The only way to get your desired username under the \Users folder is to create a local account (not a MS account) and assign that local account the username that you want to appear under \Users. Then you can convert that account to a MS account login and the folder under \Users will not change. After you copy all the data files (documents, videos, etc.) from the old user account to the new user account, you can delete the old user account.

    If you are going to do that, don't forget to change the new account you create to administrator.

    Option three:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...a.html#option3

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...a.html#option1

    Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 10

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...a.html#option1
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  3.    24 Jan 2017 #3

    Hi

    Thanks for the info, I'll have a proper look in a couple of weeks,
    I have to go to work most days.

    Cheers

    Daniel
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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