Name Change help

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I have a question if anybody knows please help!!
Ok u kno how it goes C:/Documents and settings/(name),,,well how do u change that name.
 

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You want to change the folder name? Why? What are you trying to accomplish?
 

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I just dont like the name thats there now.Well actually my girlfriend put her name there without my permission and now we broke up and i gotta look at it every time i turn on the computer.
 

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control panel /user accounts / chnge accounts/pick account to change and click on change name

you can't just change folder names with out changing the whole account
 

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ok so i changed the account but all that did is put OE in my name..But all those folders C:/Documents and settings/______ are still in her name, not mine.Thank u for the help though.:)
 
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Start>Control Panel>Performance and Maintenance>System>General "Tab">Registered?
Only a guess.
 

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I'm guessing it's the same as W2K, it's not that easy to change the folder name. The only way I've done it is to create a new user, move all the stuff from the old user's profile, delete the old user, then their files.
 
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