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Windows 7: change the name of my user account folder

13 Jan 2012   #1
KyraGator08

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change the name of my user account folder

okay...this is my first time on a forum. i don't know how to start a new thread or message anyone to ask the question which I need answered. so sorry if this is innapropriate but i need to know if there is anyway that I can change the name of my user account folder. my friend sold me his laptop and when he set it up he named it his name. i dont want to see his name every time I download something. I changed the account name but cant figure out the folder name. can someone please give me a little instruction or point me towards a tutorial?


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13 Jan 2012   #2
Arc

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Welcome aboard KyraGator08. Have a look at the link below, if it fulfills your needs

User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name
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13 Jan 2012   #3
KyraGator08

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

thanx arc i;ll chk it out. how to i start a thread or is there a way to message someone personally to pik that particular persons brain so its not such a crap shoot?
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13 Jan 2012   #4
KyraGator08

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

hey i tried that and brink sent me a tutorial also. i dont kno how to message or else i would but thanx to both u and brink. the name is changed. it was pretty easy...just needed to know how. i really appreciate it.
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13 Jan 2012   #5
Arc

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You are welcome KyraGator08 I hope you will enjoy your stay in this forums
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13 Jan 2012   #6
Brink

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You're most welcome Kyra. I'm glad that we could help.
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