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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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#2 Grinler

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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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