perRename the personal folder

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  1. janginpot

    janginpot New Member

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    I just got my new laptop with Windows 7 yesterday.
    My name is Janet but my personal folder says Jamet
    Is there an easy way to change this? Or just live with it.
    I don't know what the personal folder is there for anyway I seems to me it is just another My Documents.
    Thank You.
    And yes I feel silly.
     
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    kaos Senior Member

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    Welcome Janet to the forums

    1st of all dont feel silly, thats why we are here to answer the questions people dont know, no question is sillly
    is it the main username on the pc, so when you click start , the top right name in the corner say JAMET? or if you have to enter a password when you first boot up say this?
     
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    kaos Senior Member

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    just to add , incase it is the actual login name for the pc you can do the following

    go to start

    control panel

    users accounts and family safety


    under the heading you should see "add or remove user accounts" click this,

    you should then see all the useranmes for the accounts on the pc. If one says JAMET, click the name

    click change account name

    type new accoutn name and click on ok

    restart your pc and see if its changed the name as you requested
     
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    Adamsappleone U.S.Navy D.A.V.

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    Hello Janet, [​IMG] to Windows7Forums

    Try this see if it helps;

    To Change Your Account Name follow this path:
    Click "Start/Control Panel/User Accounts and Family Safety/User Accounts

    1. Make Changes to your user account
    2. Change your account name
    3. Type a new account name

    That should do it

    Don
     
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    janginpot New Member

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    It is the top right name that says Jamet, my personal folder.

     
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    go to start control panel users accounts and family safety under the heading you should see "add or remove user accounts" click this, you should then see all the useranmes for the accounts on the pc. If one saysAMET, click the name click change account name type new accoutn name and click on ok restart your pc and see if its changed the name as you requested
     
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    Elmer Extraordinary Member

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    When I first set up Win 7 my a/c name was Elner. Well, it tickled my funny bone (ulna/ulner).
     
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    janginpot New Member

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    Thank you all, I have been re born with my real name.
    I just have a few computer things to figure out and I should be good to go.

    I need to go and make my backup then start making folders and filling up this big hard drive...
    Thank you again all of you..


     
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    janginpot New Member

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    I got out my memory cards and started putting my photos on my computer and noticed that they were going into C://Jamet/Photos...............will this cause any problems down the road? As long as I only see it there it don't bother as much I just don't want it to mess with me later...
    Thanks again.


     
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