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User name change

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by kevincz, Jan 12, 2016.

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  1. kevincz

    kevincz Thread Starter

    Aug 30, 2006
    when I setup my new dell inspiron with windows 10, I did not know how it assigned the user names shown on the login, I would like to change them. How can I change the user names. I have 3 and want to change all of them
  2. lunarlander


    Sep 21, 2007
    You can change the display user names in Control Panel. Right click on the Start button, choose Control Panel, then go to User Accounts. However, the old names will remain the same in File Explorer under the Users folder.

    To change both display name and folder name under Users, you have to create new accounts in Control Panel > User Accounts and delete the old account.
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