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    This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  leis 7 months ago.

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    • #689044 Reply

      leis
      AskWoody Lounger

      When i started on Win. 10 i didn’t go right into the local account; had no idea and since then i called Geek Squad that “came with” the computer or in other words, a deal came with the price of computer, etc..though that’s other story but i called and they assisted me through changing the account locally. Well i left the part of my name i also mis-spelled my name, and this is the easiest question of the year i’m sure, changing the name on the computer since I did do that in a huff, is it as simply as renaming a file or do you know the procedure?

    • #692494 Reply

      BobbyB
      AskWoody Lounger

      Does this work for you?
      https://www.groovypost.com/howto/rename-windows-10-computer/
      Both ways to do it here, so long as its not a Domain name, and normally requires a restart afterwards.
      If its for a users folder then it gets a little bit more complicated and definitely a backup of user files is required.
      Just a straight name change for a Single user computer the link above should work just fine 🙂

      • #693018 Reply

        leis
        AskWoody Lounger

        BobbyB

        Thanks! Yes it did work and was too easy 🙂

        Happy Easter (too)

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