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

28 Feb 2015   #150
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Escher, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if going through the steps again, but this time setting them back to their default location, may help.


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28 Feb 2015   #151
escher24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Escher, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if going through the steps again, but this time setting them back to their default location, may help.
Nope, didn't work. I changed everything back to what it was before, and the account is still not available on my Welcome screen. Again, all the files and even the stuff I had on my desktop can still be viewed through Windows Explorer, but they're not accessible via a user account. There has to be a way to get the account back, but I don't know how to unless I have to use a restore point.
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28 Feb 2015   #152
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Using a restore point dated before doing this seems like the only way.
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28 Feb 2015   #153
escher24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Using a restore point dated before doing this seems like the only way.
I did a system restore I got my account back! However, it said that it did not restore successfully for unspecified reasons. I got the error code 0xc0000022. Then my computer crashed (blue-screen error) and restarted. So, I looked up the code and many forums told me to do some sort of scan with Command Prompt, which I did. The prompt then told me that the scan found a corrupted file which it would fix. After the scan, I did another system restore. However, I got the same error message again and my computer shut off for some reason.

Is this something that needs to be fixed, or can I ignore it since I got my account back?
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28 Feb 2015   #154
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Are you still crashing or getting an error at startup?

If not, then you should be fine.
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28 Feb 2015   #155
escher24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Are you still crashing or getting an error at startup?

If not, then you should be fine.
Okay, thanks. However, I still want to change my folder name to something else. I don't want to create a new account and move everything over unless I can move literally everything (my appdata, internet search stuff, desktop shortcuts, etc.). How should I do this?
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26 Mar 2015   #156
ecd11239

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for that guide. You laid everything out very carefully so I was never in doubt about what I was doing.

Really grateful to people like you who do not think that sharing helpful information is beneath them
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26 Mar 2015   #157
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome ecd, and welcome to Seven Forums. I'm glad it could help.
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03 Apr 2015   #158
Kath

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi,

I followed your guide and it worked perfectly, except for the fact that documents in Microsoft Office 2013 cannot be opened because they are in the old name's files. How do I change this ?
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03 Apr 2015   #159
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Kath, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you able to open the files directly by double clicking on them?
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