Learn how to change the name of a user account in Windows 7.
Change User Account Name
- Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
- Open User Accounts in the Control Panel.
Note: If the User Accounts item is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Click Change your account name.
Note: If you want to change another user account’s name, click Manage another account and then select the user account.
- Type the new user account name and then click Change Name.
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