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How to rename the built-in Administrator account.

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#1 Guest_NipNip1964_*


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 06:50 PM

Hi all



Just a personal update to the excellent 'How to rename the built-in Administrator account' Windows 8 tutorial.


There are 4 methods described, and indeed methods 1 and 2 did not work ony my ('standard') Windows 8 64-bit.  However method 3, which is described as being for Windows XP, did in fact work on my Windows 8.  It looks easier than the suggested method 4!



Nigel :rolleyes:



Edit: here's the link to the tutorial in question:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/rename-administrator-account-in-windows/

Edited by NipNip1964, 09 March 2013 - 09:27 PM.

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 12:23 PM

Thanks for the info. This is why we list multiple methods for tutorials like that. Not everyone has the same degree of success.

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 12:45 AM

You're welcome.  Some great tutorials here for a noob!

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