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ConsumingHatred

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I was just given a brand new HP Pavilion dv2225la (I live in Colombia) and my father put a name on it that I don't want in that /usuarios/xxxxx/mis documentos folder (users/xxxx/my documents) , I'd like to change it to my name and I've even changed all the names of the computer via My Pc properties window to mine but that folder name won't change. I know it's a small detail but I'm picky like that.

I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium
1024MB of RAM
Intel Core Duo
32bit system
 
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ConsumingHatred said:
I was just given a brand new HP Pavilion dv2225la (I live in Colombia) and my father put a name on it that I don't want in that /usuarios/xxxxx/mis documentos folder (users/xxxx/my documents) , I'd like to change it to my name and I've even changed all the names of the computer via My Pc properties window to mine but that folder name won't change. I know it's a small detail but I'm picky like that.

I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium
1024MB of RAM
Intel Core Duo
32bit system
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Bott/?p=215

scroll to #3 ;)
 
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Moving data and changing the user ID are two different things.

To do what you want, you would need to:

1. Create the new user you want
2. Log in with another account that has admin rights
3. Copy the first user's home directory to the new one
 
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