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Windows 8 homegroup

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#1 mcwright2


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:45 AM

I installed Windows 8, and its listing my user account as "jennyhunny bright". It's listing my personal email correctly, but I have never created this account or name. Is there someone else that is accessing and using my account? If so, how do I go about removing them and renaming my account?

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#2 caperjac


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:11 PM

are you sure you didn't put in your email address when as to login with a Microsoft acct when you did the install of win8

Edited by caperjac, 13 November 2012 - 04:11 PM.

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#3 Grinler


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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:16 PM

If you used a Microsoft account, rather than a local account when setting up Windows 8 it will retrieve the user name associated with that account. You can login and modify this information here:


Once you login click on the Edit name on the Overview page. Change the name how you want it. Then reboot Windows 8.

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