Change XP user name

  JonnoTractorBoy 21:21 05 Dec 2005
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Just had Windows XP reinsatlled after HD failure. The doofus at the shop has spelt my name wrong on the user folder (c:/Documents and settigs/wrong name). I've changed the user account name, but can I change this folder's name or sort it some other way? Thanks

  Hamish 21:33 05 Dec 2005

click here also look in Google

  howard63 21:35 05 Dec 2005

search on this site or google but it involves editing the registry. Make sure you back up first - it is something like hkey_users owner.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:22 05 Dec 2005

Change owner
click here

How to Change Name and Company Information After You Install Win XP

Start/Run/Regedit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion in the left pane.

Then In the right pane, double-click RegisteredOrganization. Under "Value data", type the name that you want, and then click OK.

To change the name of the registered owner, In the right pane, double-click RegisteredOwner. Under "Value data", type the name that you want, and then click OK/Exit

  VoG II 22:24 05 Dec 2005

Nope: it is a registry editing job e.g. click here

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