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My fiance gave me his Windows 7 computer a few months ago, but he still uses it periodically. Because I am the new owner, I would like to know how to change the Administrators' name/account from his to mine. When I do change it, will he still be able to access his private accounts (i.e. bank info, etc.)? The computer is mine but, like I said, he still uses it--primarily for his bank info. Thank you for your help.

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Hi divartist815 :)

Changing the username of an account under Windows 7 is really easy. Simply follow the instructions in the link below to proceed:


Use the first method, "My computer is in a workgroup". Also, yes, your fiance will still have access to his accounts since I bet these are web-based and not Windows-based. Which means that he needs to go on that service or organization's website and enter his username and password.
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Remember that changing the account name doesn't change the name as it appears under C:\Users or C:\Documents and Settings, it just changes the login name.

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