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Windows 7: User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name

10 Apr 2013   #90

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MysteriousHuman View Post
Vista King,

i have to say THANK YOU for all the effort of helping me!!!!!!!!!!! >.<

Did you get it fixed?

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02 May 2013   #91


I did this and it apparently worked, however, the Old Name still shows up in the Task Manager under the Processes tab User Name.
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02 May 2013   #92

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello AndarielHalo,

This would be normal as per the blue note box at the top of the tutotial. The original name will always be tied to the user account.
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07 Jun 2013   #93

win7 professional 64bit

Hi Many thanks for this tutorial. I had a few issues in ensuring I could rename the folder (viz sharing etc) but I got there with your tutorial so many thanks

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07 Jun 2013   #94

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Jesper, and welcome to Seven Forums. I'm happy to hear it was able to help.
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01 Jul 2013   #95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It works like a sharm,
any posibilities to make a script on this?
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01 Jul 2013   #96

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Charli, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Not sure it's possible since it's dealing with unique user accounts per system.
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19 Aug 2013   #97
Don D

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Hello, just found your site today. Had almost given up on being able to change previous owners name in User Profile name. This work perfectly. Thank you so much and I look forward to spending a lot of time here. Don
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11 Oct 2013   #98

Windows 7 Pro x64
Joined to say thank you!

Hey, Brink! I joined to give you a huge thanks, as well as to all the contributing members of this forum.

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11 Oct 2013   #99

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello thanksyou, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you for posting back with your findings. That screen is your UEFI/BIOS screen. Some motherboards will have their own keys to press instead. Usually it will very briefly display what keys to press for what at boot.
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