Windows 10: How to change admin user account name? Solved

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  1.    31 Aug 2017 #11

    ah so main admin account is 'wizzle' which is what I am currently on
    I make another account called 'wizzle2' (with admin rights)
    I sign out of 'wizzle' and sign into 'wizzle2'.
    And once signed into 'wizzle2', then I do the command prompt step and find the SID for 'wizzle' that is listed and go from there?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       31 Aug 2017 #12

    Personally, I would enable and sign in to the built-in Administrator account, and use it to change the profile folder for your "wizzle" account.
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  3.    31 Aug 2017 #13

    oh so I dont need to sign out anymore? My current admin account is 'wizzle'. I press cmd and go from there?
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       31 Aug 2017 #14

    If you wanted to change "wizzle", then you would need to sign in to a different account.
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