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Windows 7: username change help

10 Jul 2010   #1


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

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10 Jul 2010   #2

Win 7 Pro 32bit

right click my computer, properties, look down to computer name, domain & workgroup, to the right of there you'll see change settings, click that and a computer name tab will appear, look down to to rename this computer, click change, change it to what you want, reboot your pc
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10 Jul 2010   #3


i already changed it but in task mananger in the processes it shows my orginal name and
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10 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Follow the steps in this thread.

How to change user name in windows 7 professional?

Note that the copy profile button will be greyed out. To enable it, you need to use the program called "Windows enabler". Download link below.

Windows Enabler

This page will help.

Unable to Copy Default User Profile in Windows 7 | Windows Seven 7
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10 Jul 2010   #5


is there no tweek to fix this
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10 Jul 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

Wicca Welcome to SevenForums. If by chance bill's links cannot get you what you want try this tutorial from this link. Good luck to you.
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10 Jul 2010   #7


ok thanks

but how can i import all the stuff to the differnet account
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10 Jul 2010   #8

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