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Change Win Xp Pro User Name?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Airesz, Jul 30, 2008.

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  1. Airesz

    Airesz Thread Starter

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    I have just installed Windows Xp Pro Sp2 on my computer. I see after everything is completed I have Administrator as my user name what I would like to know is if there is a way to change the user name safely. I have tried to change the name through the control panel but when I click the user account the option to change account name is not listed .
     
  2. Benaam

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    You are logged in using the base administrator account. This account cannot be changed. If you want a different user name you can create a new user account with administrative powers. Normally what happens after that is that you will be able to see only the new user account in normal mode and the base "administrator" account will be visible in safe mode.
     
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