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Windows 7: User Account Password - Change from WinRE

10 Jul 2015   #60
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

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So my question is what would the stored name be for a full name, say Mut & Jeff? Does Windows 7/Vista only store the first 4 positions, and so in this case the username would be Mut? Or is it a different variation?
The full name can be completely different from the stored name.

You can run net user on its own to view a list of all local users on the machine (displaying their 'stored' names).


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10 Jul 2015   #61
gzt7d8

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pyprohly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gzt7d8 View Post
So my question is what would the stored name be for a full name, say Mut & Jeff? Does Windows 7/Vista only store the first 4 positions, and so in this case the username would be Mut? Or is it a different variation?
The full name can be completely different from the stored name.

You can run net user on its own to view a list of all local users on the machine (displaying their 'stored' names).
Thanks, good tip, I'll check it out when I go back to their house.

Greg
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