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Previous User Name Won't Go Away


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nicacola

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I bought my computer used and on the computer when I got it was the user name KING JESUS and I have tried many many things to try to change this. I have changed the computer name to one of my choice and have changed it in the properties tab in the my computer properties. But I can't get KING JESUS to go away completely it comes up on everything and it's driving me insane please help. When I go to C:Documents and Settings/KING JESUS right click and click rename and try to rename it a windows error comes stating KING JESUS is a Windows system folder and is required for Windows to run properly. You can not change or rename. Then the ok button to push. What does this mean and how can I change this name plz plz help!!! I've had quite a few people try to help me on this situation and nothing has taken care of it!!! Even had a computer specialist help and he couldn't get it done either plz help me!!!
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Howdy:

To the best of my knowledge the only real way to change it would be to reformat and re-install Windows with the User Name of your choice.

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Howdy:

To the best of my knowledge the only real way to change it would be to reformat and re-install Windows with the User Name of your choice.

Murray


Ok and how do I do that and am I going to loose all my stuff on the computer??? I bought this computer used and didn't get any cd's with it do u how I go about getting them
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User account and computer name are not the same. I am a bit puzzled because the steps that you take are aimed for both.

If "King Jesus" is the user account(the one that you see in Documents and setting) that you want to change, go to Control Panel > User Accounts, click the account named "King Jesus" and in the menu that opens use the option "change my name".
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User account and computer name are not the same. I am a bit puzzled because the steps that you take are aimed for both.

If "King Jesus" is the user account(the one that you see in Documents and setting) that you want to change, go to Control Panel > User Accounts, click the account named "King Jesus" and in the menu that opens use the option "change my name".


I know that it is confusing but I'm really trying to explain it to the best of my ability. I have went through those steps already and it still will not take the KING JESUS off. Now all it does is say KING JESUS/BIGGUN it didn't delete the KING JESUS just added the new name to it. Then when I try to go change the names on the files that is when the error comes up!! It's not the computer name I've already changed but still KING JESUS still comes up on ecverything and if I try to change the name or delete it it will not let the error keeps coming up not allowed to change or move this file

Edited by nicacola, 15 August 2010 - 05:56 AM.

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In User Accounts create a new account with a name of your choice. Move all your data to the new account and delete King Jesus.
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I tried that it'll create the new account no problem but then when I try to move the files from KING JESUS to the new one or just delete KING JESUS the box comes up saying KING JESUS is a Windows system folder and is required for Windows to run properly. It can not be moved or renamed. then the ok button
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Hi nicacola,
You cannot delete a user account if it is the one you are currently booted into.
If you have created a new user account with the name you want, reboot the computer, and then choose to start with the new user account you just created.
Then you should be able to access the KINGJESUS account in C:\Documents and Settings, and you can COPY all the data to your own account.
Then go to Control Panel > User Accounts and try deleting KINGJESUS from there.
Good luck,
Krystyna
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