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


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

    Is it possible to correct it?


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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:

    Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 10
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  3.    24 Jan 2017 #3


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


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