1.    19 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro x64 & Windows 7 Professional x64

    How to change name in Windows 10?

    I tried to change my name and its still stays

    (Sorry for Bad english.)
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  2.    19 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,506
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by beni781 View Post
    I tried to change my name and its still stays
    Welcome to TenForums @beni781

    You can change the name of your account but this won't change the user folder name, just the name you log in with.

    The safest way to have the name you want as the account name and the folder name is to create a new account with your preferred name. Remember to make the new account an administrator if you are going to delete the old one.

    This question has been asked many times, such as here...
    How do I change my user directory name on the computer? Windows 10
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  3.    19 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,390
    Windows 10 Pro

    And if you want to control the folder name under \Users, the new account you create must first be a local account - not a Microsoft account with an email login.
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