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Prentitious

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    Changing User Account
    « on: June 29, 2008, 04:04:02 AM »
    I recently found out that in Settings > Control Panel > User Accounts it is possible to change the name of your account. However, doesn't this have implications where your shortcuts links etc, will be non-functioning as many will redirect to a user that doesn't exist (because the directory has changed)

    Example: C:\Documents and Settings\John\Startup Menu will be changed to C:\Documents and Settings\IlikePinkPonies\Startup Menu and would cause all shortcuts to subsequently fail.

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      Re: Changing User Account
      « Reply #2 on: June 29, 2008, 05:11:12 AM »
      That has got nothing to do with what I'm talking about. That's talking about logging off an account and logging onto another.

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        Re: Changing User Account
        « Reply #3 on: June 29, 2008, 06:58:16 AM »
        It shouldnt unless if it like application.  The only way is to try using a dumby account.
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