XP - renaming a Windows System folder

  Leslie 12:34 28 May 2004

XP has the following folder and path -- C:\Documents and Settings\ "USERNAME"\MyDocuments.

I need to alter the username component (it's only to add my surname) so that another software programme can access the files in this path. I've tried going through the Registry but to no avail and I certainly don't want to format and reload the whole OS programmes. I realise that altering this path will need some alteration in registry but I'm stuck at the moment.


  SANTOS7 12:45 28 May 2004

click here not sure if this is what you need

click here but you might find what you need here, good luck

  AndySD 12:45 28 May 2004

1. Click the "Start" menu.

2. Select "Control Panel".

3. When the Control Panel appears, select "User Accounts".

4. When the "User Accounts" window appears, underneath "Or pick an account to change", click your account name.

5. Click "Change my name".

6. Enter in a new account name and click "Change Name

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