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Windows 7: Is it possible to view a 'user account' name history

29 May 2015   #1

win 7 64bit
Is it possible to view a 'user account' name history

I'm trying to fix a corrupted user profile using the Microsoft procedure at Fix a corrupted user profile - Windows Help.

In 2010 I created a second administrator user account. Exactly why escapes me now. However, the account name I use at the login isn't listed in the C\ drive User directory. There are two administrator accounts listed. One of which is my original admin account. I suspect the other is the second admin account which has been renamed (?). Following the Microsoft procedure, it snags when I attempt to open My Documents which advises that "'My Documents' is unavailable. Access denied". Does anyone have experience with the Microsoft procedure or retrieving an account name history?
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29 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

What do you get when in cmd: net user or net localgroup Administrators
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29 May 2015   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello mhj,

If you like, you can also use the tutorial below to see the details of all user accounts on the computer. :)

User Accounts - View Detailed Information About in Windows
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30 May 2015   #4

win 7 64bit

Brink, GokAy, thanks for replying. Im away from computer til tomorrow 053115. Ill respond with answer att.
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31 May 2015   #5

win 7 64bit

cmd Net user and cmd localgroup administrators both return the same administrator accounts as contained in the "C\ User" directory. My logon admin account is not listed. I'm going to try renaming that admin account to the C\User directory listing and see what mischief I can bring about.
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