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How do you change the name in My Docs & Settings?

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  • Started 8 years ago by KariRose
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KariRose
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To briefly summerise, I bought a computer from my mates dad. It's Windows XP.

Only problem is, her dads name is still in the URL when I go to Documents & Settings;
C:\Documents and Settings\[HIS NAME]

When I click back, there is a folder with his name in it, but I cannot delete or rename this file as it wont let me : (

Is it at all possible to change this? I like having my own name on things

I've managed to change his name on the System computer bit and everywhere else.

Help is greatly appreaciated.

Posted 8 years ago
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mysticgeek
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If you have admin rights just right click Start \ Explore all users ... and delete his profile folder.

Posted 8 years ago
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KariRose
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I cant though; that's the problem :/

There must be a way to change it though

Posted 8 years ago
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jd2066
Posts: 3814

See my reply to a similar question at http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....#post-2204

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