Change user name

  Terry Brown 21:24 15 Sep 07

I have just rebuilt my computer and it all works OK,there is just one niggle that I cannot find the answer to.
On setup I used just the one account (administrator)to set up my system and load the software, I then created a new administrater account and changed the original account to limited, for general running.
On User accounts (Control Panel)and My Computer the names shaw up correctly, hower on search the original name (USER) is shown.
How can I change this ?

  bluto1 21:40 15 Sep 07

Only in case you have RegScrub (a freebie) open it and under Misc you'll be able to change the name. If you haven't got it then there will be an answer from one of the experts, of which I'm not one.

  Chris the Ancient 11:12 16 Sep 07

I have it on my pc - but never tried it though!

click here

  Terry Brown 21:28 17 Sep 07

Bluto 1
The tweak on regscrub only changes the owner, not the drive name.
I have now found a solution.
From RUN enter 'control userpasswords2' this shows the name of the drive and the original name and allows you to change it.
Thanks to Bluto & Chris for replying.

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