1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
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    User Profile Name Change


    how do i change my user profile name from "quadr" to my name "Patrick"?


    for some reason, when i clean installed, it set up my user profile like that instead of my name...
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
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    bump? anyone this is annoying me so much! lol
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3
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    Could you try following this guide > User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name - Windows 7 Help Forums and seeing if this works?

    The guide is for windows 7 / Vista, however it should be the same if not similar.
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4
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    trying it now... thanks!
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  5.    30 Jul 2015 #5
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    Set up a local account with the desired name, delete the other account and then change the local account to a MS account (if desired).
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  6.    30 Jul 2015 #6
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    the windows 7 tutorial worked! thanks!
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  7.    30 Jul 2015 #7
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    Good to hear, i will add it to the overall sticky for the subforum!

    Thanks @N00berG00ber
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  8.    30 Jul 2015 #8
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    No, Thank You!

    i saw that post on sevenforums, but didnet want to try it cause i figured the registry keys changed since win7, but most of them are the same.
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