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Windows 7: Name of user folder

18 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Name of user folder


I'm wondering why there is a folder with a strange name in the "User" folder.
It's something like username.username-hex_number instead just username. When I save something on the desktop I see the file on the username.username-hex_number folder instead of username.
Does anyone have idea why this happened and how I can fix it short of clean install?
I do not have the Last Known Good Configuration.

P.S. Sorry if the post is not in the correct topic.

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18 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

If all your documents are contained within this user name, it most likely means this was the user pre-setup by the factory. A simple way to get a folder with just a user name should be to create a new account.
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18 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Well there was only the username folder wich contained all the documents, and now the new documents are created in the strange new folder. So it's not caused by the preinstalled product. and I don't think the new user will be the sulution (I don't want to migrate all the settings I made to the current user I'm useing).

Thanks for the intrest.
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