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Windows 7: How do I change the name of my user folder?

19 Sep 2011   #1
bowser57

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
How do I change the name of my user folder?

I installed windows 8 developer preview last night for dual booting purposes last night on a separate 20Gb partition. When I was using Windows 8 I Changed the location of my music library to my user folder on my windows 7 partition. Now when I boot in windows 7 the folder that was previously named after my username is now titled "my music" All of the contents of my users folder are in the folder. I cannot rename the folder back to my username by right clicking it and trying to rename it. any suggestions?


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19 Sep 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

It is the desktop.ini file located at the root of your user folder. Delete it.
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