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Old 12-17-2005, 06:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a problem with XP usernames:

When setting up my computer I set the username to something random, and then changed it using the control panel -user accounts method. However, when installing programs, and at other times, it will show the old username. Is there a method, for example using regedit, to properly change the username down to the deepest level, so that the old username never reappears?
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Im not understanding your problem.....
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Old 12-18-2005, 10:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Is there a way you can change the username properly, so that, for example, when you go to C:documents and settings it displays the new username rather than the one you originally entered when setting up windows?
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you can go to local users and groups and delete it and then make a new one
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How do you do that, and without losing everything?
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use this tool i posted


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