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Reply marcie March 30, 2012 at 6:03 am # but when i am saving music it still shows my former last name on my "c" Reply Steph April 17, 2012 at Using Safe Mode Command line worked, although I didn't think it had, as I kept getting a message saying 'specified file not found'. Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. Normally i would just rename the users profile to ".old" and then reboot and log the user back on. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-user-profile-access-denied-windows-7.html

You will be prompted to reboot the computer and once your reboot is complete, your new computer name will be in effect. I haven't got any recovery media as I accidentally created a... Look up UNLOCKER to unlock it and then try again.But without a name I can't tell if the name is reserved or special.In a pinch I can boot up any Live If the folder is "special" it may not be renamed easily.

sweet! Groove, thank you for your time and assistance. The only thing that is different is that last night I did a Shutdown (which is what I do mostly every night) instead of the restart that I did after I Then, in the Registry Editor, select the correct SID that belongs to your user account.

Afterwards return to TM, click on File > New Task and type "explorer.exe" (without the quotes), then click on OK to restore your desktop and taskbar. 0 Jalapeno Oops, sorry - I seem to have touched a raw nerve here. Note: This article has been updated to include Windows 8.x and Windows 10. But i got the ideas and done the job nicely.

So it's only a good option if you haven't used the account for anything. Everything is backed up already. How can I change this? RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP How Do I rename a Windows System Folder (7

Option C. 1. Reply kdavis1049 May 10, 2010 at 10:04 am # Well guess what? Thanks to Mr. been using the computer for 2 years and never knew I could do this!

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: "Pete's Docs:Media" ... Just right click to rename it and ro delete it, change file to read only(you'll get a Sure you want this file read only popup, click yes) throw in trash and Windows XP Troubleshooting-http://windowsxp.mvps.org All materials in this website are registered with The UK Copyright Service. Can't rename user profile This is a discussion on Can't rename user profile within the Windows Servers forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category.

You normally cannot name your Company machine because you probably don't have Admin rights to do so. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-folders-in-windows-xp.html Click Manager User Accounts. Groove Reply MrGroove January 24, 2010 at 6:38 pm # Personally, what I would do is create a new account : http://www.groovypost.com/howto/geek-stuff/create-a-new-user-account-in-windows-7/ then name it what you want and move over Now you can Rename the account, full name and description (and group membership if needed from the 2nd tab).

Not sure why everyone's going crazy about this?! All I wish to do is rename the folder.What puzzles me is why only one of the four folders contained within the copied folder can't be renamed - incidentally, is this if you can help me could you please send me an email at [emailprotected] ? http://sauvblog.com/cannot-rename/cannot-rename-user-profile-access-denied-windows-xp.html How the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar works The MacBook Pro now has a digital function bar that's actually a dynamic screen.

I'll cross referece the other also. It work to me. I'm not that clued up, so may have missed something obvious to others.Hope someone can help.

I have the same issue as KDavis1049 and Nancy.

DOS, Disk Operating System, was the pre-cursor Operating System to the Windows Operating System we know today. The computer management console will open up. Reply kdavis1049 May 9, 2010 at 11:53 pm # I am using Windows 7 and I am having a similar problem but with a twist. Now the User Manager App should pop up (Control Panel\User Accounts).

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sadly. Glad the tip was able to help ya out! More Reading: About Steve Krause A Seattle native, Steve Krause is a life-long geek and founder of groovyPublishing. weblink He was once totally right.

Before modifying the registry, you need to take a full backup, in case you want to Undo the changes or to recover from disasters caused by incorrect registry modifications if any. Click User Accounts. Is it local on the machine or on a share/server somewhere? Why?

I abandoned that avenue, but when I booted into normal mode to check I was using the correct file name, hey presto, it had actually been renamed!Thanks, Bob, for sticking with Then restart, then rename, restart again. Reply John March 12, 2012 at 5:39 am # That one works! I have read this put up and if I could I want to suggest you some interesting issues or suggestions.

Problem solved. In the startup tab, click on "disable all", restart the computer.Ā  This will make it highly unlikely that any file during startup will be using the file. I currently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium from Windows Vista Home Premium, it was free thanks to DELL šŸ˜€ . Reply Kellie June 8, 2014 at 11:20 pm # It is the user file that I can't rename…there is a symbol of a lock on the file even though I can

If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you sā€¦ Windows OS Windows XP Windows 7 Mac OS X EG one we try often is the Safe Mode option.Mark Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Unlocker + rename by schollii / March 26, 2011 12:13 PM PDT Step 1 Click theĀ Start Button and right-click Computer and selectĀ Properties. Related articles An error message informs you that you cannot move or rename the Documents and Settings folder Create a duplicate user profile with a different name Recent Posts Tips 1

i found this post as a result on google so im not sure if i will be able to find it again is the only reason i ask for an email. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again" When creating a new folder at "Root" level (right clickĀ - new - folder - rename)Ā I get the above error. Last night, My hotmail sending spam email to every one in my contact so that my daily limit of sending email reached just minutes. Now you have a new computer name and can re-join the domain.

Step 3 Click Change button under Computer Name Tab. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial131.htmlTry UNLOCKER again.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - At last...