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Windows 7: Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name

26 Jul 2016   #50
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Looks like it worked
Method execution successful
ReturnValue=0

Now for a password how is the best way from here to do that one

I'd guess Is next
net user NameIUsed AddPassWord /active:yes

Then
net user NameIUsed /active:no



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26 Jul 2016   #51
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Ha yea I just used it
Thanks a bunch
Cheers.
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26 Jul 2016   #52
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Mike.
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26 Jul 2016   #53
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
It seems it did not work there is still a admin user and now a Biteme user which is what admin was supposed to be renamed too :/
Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name-not-sure-worked.jpg


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26 Jul 2016   #54
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It could just be left overs from the old profile name. Double check the registry location below to see if it has the new name in the "ProfileImagePath" data value. If it has the new name, then it worked and you can safely delete the old "Administrator" folder if you like.

Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name-registry.png


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26 Jul 2016   #55
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks
Had to make a system image first
Here's what it shows hopefully you'll let me know which listing to delete
Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name-admin-path-bitme.jpg
My everyday account
Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name-admin-path-everyday-account.jpg
Not sure what this one is
Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name-admin-path-last-listing.jpg


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26 Jul 2016   #56
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It looks good to me. The registry is showing that it's using"BiteMe" as the profile folder for the renamed Administrator account.

You can safely delete the old "Administrator" folder if you like.
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26 Jul 2016   #57
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi
From where ?
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26 Jul 2016   #58
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

"C:\Users\Administrator"
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26 Jul 2016   #59
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Okay
I was just looking at that
Thanks again
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