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Windows 7: Problem with user account name in Windows Explorer

12 Sep 2013   #1

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Problem with user account name in Windows Explorer

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium

In Control Panel/User Accounts, I use my FIRST NAME on an Administrator account and log in with this name.

However, when I open Windows Explorer, my user account shows my SURNAME, which I would like to change to my first name. I have no idea why it should show my surname (unless this was in the original set up) - all the other user accounts are correct.

I do not want to create a new account and delete the present one as I would lose all my folders under my present user account.

Can you help, please?

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12 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64

Hope this tutorial helps

User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name

Your last name is showing up because you might have entered it while installing Windows.
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