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need help changing computer user/system name

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by frustrated1122, Dec 20, 2011.

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  1. frustrated1122

    frustrated1122 Thread Starter

    Dec 20, 2011
    okay...i need help changing my computer's system/username..have gone online and searched for the answer and did what i was told to do already...going to properties etc..it seemed to do the trick..i saw teh new name i added.and restarted my comp..but whenever i click on my system info..i still see the old name...what can i do to finally get the system/username of my comp changed??...frustrated as heck..lol
  2. fairnooks

    fairnooks Banned

    Oct 1, 2007
    The best way is to create a new user profile with the username you want, copy over the profile folders and test it out, if it works, then delete the old user profile if no longer needed.
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