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Change a User Account Name

Change User Account Name

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open User Accounts in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If the User Accounts item is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Click Change your account name.

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    Note: If you want to change another user account’s name, click Manage another account and then select the user account.

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  4. Type the new user account name and then click Change Name.

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