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Old 10-31-2006, 03:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Changing username in "Documents and Settings" Folder

Hi, I recently changed my login name. Lets say i changed it from "a" to "b". The folder in "Documents and Settings" didn't change from "a" to "b" but remained as "a". I tried renaming the folder but it wont allow me to. Is there anyway to change this to the updated login name? Everything works, but its just bugging me.

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Old 10-31-2006, 03:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Boot into safe mode and logon as the administrator account and it should allow you to change it that careful when you start playing with that stuff may build you a new folder/profile if it senses the change..not sure if this is true with home users, but happens a lot with domain based users. Give it a shot..
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