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Rename computer administrator in Documents and settings folder

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Me22, Sep 2, 2004.

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  1. Me22

    Me22 Thread Starter

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    I have just had my computer wiped and xp put back on
    However the person who did this for me has called me John by mistake!
    I can change it in my user account

    But in C Documents and Settings I may be John forever unless I have to lose my computer for it to be wiped again

    Any quick and safe way to do this please?

    When I try it says its a Windows file and cannot be re named
    Please help :confused:
     
  2. Lance1

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    I just tested that. I created an account and gave it administrative privileges. Booted in and out of the account. Booted back in to my regular account and renamed the new account in users and documents and settings. Booted back out and logged onto that new changed account without a problem. Worked for me!
     
  3. Me22

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    But microsoft says dont rename system files and wont let you do it
    Dont want problems afterwards :confused:
     
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