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Changing documents and settings file name

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Polarbear144, Sep 19, 2004.

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  1. Polarbear144

    Polarbear144 Thread Starter

    Jan 2, 2002
    I would like to change the name of my C:\\Documents and Settings\Name folder; i.e. change Name to a different name. I can't change it the way file names are usually changed because I get an error message that it is a Windows system file and the name cannot be changed. Windows can't possibly care whether the name is Henry or Joe or Dummy, so there has to be some way to change it. I thought changing the registered owner in the registry would change that, too, but it didn't. I'm running Windows XP. Can someone help me out?
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