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is there a way?
| 1:59 pm on Jul 17, 2006 (gmt 0)|
I made a boo-boo.
I re-installed XP Pro on my wife's computer and misspelled her last name. (From Jones to Jomes for example).
I was able to change the user name in the MMC, but it kept the same folder in Documents and Setting >
It won't let me change that.
Is there a way to change that? I look at changing the personal profile path, but didn't want to start messing things up.
Help save a marriage!
| 3:37 pm on Jul 17, 2006 (gmt 0)|
I believe the preferred method would have been to use the System Properties > Advanced tab. Click the "Settings ..." button under User Profiles and there is an option to Copy a user.
| 4:19 pm on Jul 17, 2006 (gmt 0)|
nope, she's the administrator, so it won't give the option to copy profile.
What if I create another administrator, then delete her original account entirely?
then create it again, correctly?
Would that work?
| 9:39 pm on Jul 17, 2006 (gmt 0)|
|What if I create another administrator, then delete her original account entirely? |
I think that should work. I believe there's nothing to stop one Admin from deleting another.
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