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please help as this is really bugging me Reply Steve Krause August 24, 2012 at 12:39 pm # So that's not your computer name, that's your username. I have a vista 32 bit. This will require you have both Local rights on the PC and admin rights on the domain which you probably don't have…. Muffy7, Dec 19, 2007 #3 Muffy7 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 13, 2005 Messages: 306 I know the answer! http://bestimageweb.com/i-cannot/i-cannot-rename-folder-in-vista.php

Click Manager User Accounts. Reply Ed April 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm # Not impressed: I know you are working in a second language, and I know that Windows is a mess, but you must Reply PJGU January 20, 2013 at 11:22 am # JohnO.....what version of Windows are you using so I know what to do if I have the same version? crazy.. great post to read

Vista General Can't rename or move new folderI have Vista home premium 32 bit. Thanks! Right click on the folder, and select properties Select the security tab.

Unless I'm missing something, I'm logged into the new administrator, and all other users are logged out, so I can't tell what could be using the folder. Advertisement Recent Posts System process tying to... Any help that you can offer would be very much appreciated. asked 7 years ago viewed 8289 times active 3 days ago Linked 0 Can't Delete Network Files or Folders Related 5Deleting “undeletable” files in Vista2How can I restrict access to a

In system properties/computer name dialog box it says it has changed, but even after immediate reboot, when I open the start menu…nothing has changed. Thanks dude Reply palash August 2, 2012 at 3:46 am # Thanks :). Take Ownership of file Shawn My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-xp-vista/how-to-rename-a-file-or-folder-in-windows-vista/ Reply Stuart June 12, 2015 at 1:08 am # Hi.

Name the account and switch to Administrator before you click on Create Account.Renaming the user accountWhile we are at it; You can now change the visible user name of the user i bought my laptop off of craigslist and the guy who origanally set it up was named bill.. I see it can't be done - have to delete the User folder and start a new one. I did have to change the author of previous files too.

Well done.Comments are closed.Random PostsWhy Is Windows Defender Running Alongside my Antivirus Program? (Limited Periodic Scanning) How to Track the Geolocation of Your Windows 10 Computer or Mobile Phone Using "Find http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/118189-cant-change-user-account-folder-name.html I appreciate your articles and I respect your wisdom.Regards, Nate NateS May 8, 2014 at 5:32 am # Martin Brinkmann posted this great tip on March 28, 2011and I was amused Martin Brinkmann shows us in this article how to actually change the name of both the user account and the profile folder. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

Reply goLfie May 10, 2010 at 8:43 am # Woah, haven't heard of that one before, can you post a screenshot? this contact form I just renamed 5 Windows 7 OS computers on our network, and the old names remain. The ZIP file and data file were created on an XPP machine. Reply kdavis1049 May 10, 2010 at 10:04 am # Well guess what?

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/663156 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Reply Martin Brinkmann April 15, 2011 at 2:10 pm # Please call me Martin ;) Ziv June 27, 2013 at 11:35 pm # Ed, congratulations. Then right click the file and click on delete. have a peek here The logon screen still asks for a password, and whether I leave it blank or enter something, the result is the same; NO ACCESS.I decided I could endure the loss of

Used Registry Toolkit fromhttp://www.funduc.com/registry_toolkit.htmto find and replace old user name with new username, did some renaming myself and Bingo !!Thanks a ton, Martin :) Reply Anonymous September 6, 2012 at 8:45 How to Fix the Environment Variable?How to Add a Custom Folder in Explorer Navigation Pane under "This PC"?How to Copy Command Prompt Output Text to Clipboard or Save to File?How to Do you think this is normal??

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Click on the Disable Offline Files button. (See screenshot below step 5) NOTE: If it says Enable Offline Files instead, then click on it and click Apply and then click Disable OS Vista Home Premium 32bit Reply With Quote New 14 Apr 2008 #5 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date : Apr 2007 Texas, Reply Steve Krause August 24, 2012 at 3:37 pm # So is that YOUR username or do you just see it under the users folder? I changed my Computer Name using these instructions and rebooted and the Computer Name was changed but the original Computer Name is still displayed as well.

However when I was getting about 10 or so errors when trying to create a backup with backup and restore. LiberatioN, Dec 19, 2007 #2 Muffy7 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 13, 2005 Messages: 306 It's none of those! I clicked that and changed tge name to mine. Check This Out current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list.

thanks for the help !! Is there any option besides to delete account and start over? You don't need to click folder by folder. Please clarify.Thanks in advance for your reply!Best wishes, NateS Martin Brinkmann May 6, 2014 at 8:12 am # I only meant that it is usually not necessary to scan the whole

General Discussion Change user folder name of Administrator accountHello - When I did my initial install of Win7 (fresh install) I created my Administrator account with the name of "Denis". thanks a million! :) Reply Allan October 23, 2012 at 9:47 pm # I did have also "The folder or a file in it is open in another program" issue by