Re: Change User Account Name
I tried to reproduce your problem, but step 3 is not completely clear to me.
You write "In the User Profiles window, selected Owner and clicked the Copy
What do you mean with "owner"? Which profile did you copy?
"onispop" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> O/S: Window Vista Ultimate SP1 with elevated administrator
> level (no UAC prompts).
> I tried to change a user account name e.g.
> Owner to MyName
> Steps performed:
> 01. Created a new Account Name (MyName) with
> Administrator's rights.
> 02. Logged-in with account name = MyName to initialize
> its profile.
> 03. Enabled and logged-in as the built-in Administrator
> - In the User Profiles window, selected Owner and clicked
> the Copy To button.
> - In the Copy To dialog box, clicked Browse.
> - Navigated to C:\Users, selected MyName and clicked OK.
> - Back at the Copy To dialog box, clicked OK.
> - Clicked the Yes button at the prompt to confirm the
> "copy" operation.
> - Clicked OK twice.
> - Closed all windows
> 04. Logged-in with account name = MyName
> Could not log in as the "Logging off" window appeared right
> after the "Welcome" window.
> I went back and logged-in as the built-in Administrator
> - Under C:\Users
> - size of folder Owner is 256MB
> - size of folder MyName is 231MB
> - Also noticed that folder AppData (25.6MB) folder was not copied
> from Owner to MyName.
> I would appreciate any recommendations. Am I missing any steps?
> Best Regards.