Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: is there anyway to change my username?

30 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
is there anyway to change my username?

hello guys is there anyway to change my windows task manager user name?
i try changing my user account name it didn't change it even i try to restart my PC and logging off and on it didn't change. when i change my user account name it only change the user name on the screen when u want to log in it dosnt change the windows task manager user name here is a screen shot.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jun 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Sorry there is not way, other than to open a new account with a new name. When you change the name on an account,that is all that is changed. All other files, etc maintain the old name.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 is there anyway to change my username?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Who can change my Username?
Could someone please change my username to gln2d3? It's my official username in other forums. I wasn't sure where to put this, so please tell me where to put it in future. Thanks!
Chillout Room
Is it possible to change my username?
And I mean the sevenforums username, not the Windows 7 username.
Chillout Room
Change windows username (ComputerName/Username
I set up my computer a long time ago with a stupid username, and I wanna know how to change it. I can change my logon username, but not the actual username (COMPUTERNAME/Username) or the user directory (C:/Users/USERNAME).
username change help
how can i change my username coz i went't to user accounts and changed my account name but in task manager in the user name it has a different name how can i change this also in the process it has my old user name
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:36.
Twitter Facebook Google+