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change computer user info?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by willowyang, Sep 17, 2004.

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  1. willowyang

    willowyang Thread Starter

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    A friend just purchased a 2nd hand PC and want to change the user name set by previous owner. OS is XP Home. Thanks in advance for your help.
     
  2. mimo2005

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    start/control panel/user accounts
    and u ll find 3 options :
    change an account
    create a new account
    change the way the users log on or off

    degree of difficulty for this task : 0
     
  3. willowyang

    willowyang Thread Starter

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    No, no, it's not that simple. Yes, you can simply modify user information control panel/user accounts, but check the control panel/system, in Advanced/User Profile, you will see Profiles store on this computer, old information here! System information kept old too on registry!
     
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