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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Pro x64 bit
       04 Aug 2015 #11

    Nitrius said: View Post
    Well it doesn't look good, as other have stated before. Only thing i can think of is making a new account, but again that's really not the solution am after. Did try out some "solutions" others had posted on different sites, mainly this: User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name - Windows 7 Help Forums and this: microsoft account - How to rename user folder in Windows 8? - Super User but non of them worked for me, had to do a system restore, so make one before if you decide do give it a try.
    yeah.. none of this worked for me either and had to do a clean install due to it not working properly..
    hopefully a solution or a fix will be out soon or later.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 31
    Windows 10 Home 64
       22 Aug 2015 #12

    Same here, mine says "tomfe" just looks stupid.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 40
    W10 Home 64-bit
       20 Sep 2015 #13

    Mine is "bruto" lol
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  4. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       18 Dec 2015 #14

    Hi, it botherd me as well. Here's what I did, most won't do this, but I didn't like it so I just formatted my pc and instead of living in with my Microsoft account, I chose SKIP THIS STEP and created a local user account. After I was on the desktop, I then signed into my Microsoft account and the problem was solved. Again, not everyone will do it this way, but the other ways (Registry Edits) didn't work to well.

    Microsoft should fix this issue!
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  5. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 83
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10240 Multiprocessor Free
       11 Jan 2016 #15

    At least yours isn't "boner"
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  6. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10
       05 Feb 2016 #16

    My issue with this was that my website pictures were saved under path C:\users\Artistry\pictures\ and I have a LOT of pictures, I could have manually changed each path to C:\users\owner\pictures\ but that would have been a huge chore. Instead, I created a new user folder and named it Artistry which gave me a path C:\users\Artistry\pictures\ I then moved all my pictures to that folder. Then to keep my stuff straight when I transfer more pics from camera, I left-clicked on my pictures folder in file explorer went to properties and redirected it to the artistry folder and removed the default owner folder from the list. now it looks and acts like my old owner folder, but it is named artistry so my meager little web design program can grab all the pictures from the correct path.

    here are some pics-
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    this is where I created the folder
    it would be C:\ -> Users -> (left click and create folder, you will need admin permission)
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    this is where I changed the path for the pictures folder.

    You could then add any more folders you want and repeat above steps to get all of your "named" folders to the one you want.
    This will do nothing for the actual name of the account, but it will correct certain problems people like me might have.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 1
    win 10 pro
       02 Jul 2016 #17

    I don't much like "Brian" my name is "Briana"

    Bryana said: View Post
    I'm a female and my name is Bryana - so my folder is "bryan" which I don't really like. Seriously MS? Seriously?
    SOoo, I have the same problem "Same Name, Different Spelling", I really feel your Paine.
    I assume you have not found a solution either!
    I thought going to 10 pro would solve it ..It only solved part of it.
    take care
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