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Change User Folder Name


I just did a fresh install of windows 7 a day or 2 ago. I was upgrading from xp, and used the windows easy transfer tool to transfer all files and settings from one to the other. For this purpose, i created what i considered to be a temporary user called "initial". When using the easy transfer tool, however, it migrated the main account from xp (tez) to the "initial" account on win 7. I thought it wouldn't be a problem and that i'd just rename the win7 user account from initial to tez. I did this with no issues, however the user folder is still called initial. Is there any way to rename this to tez?

I did come up with one solution, however i don't know how well it would work. If i renamed the win 7 account back to initial, then created a new account called tez and simply dragged the contents of the initial user folder to the new tez user folder, would all settings be transferred with it? 

Alternatively, is there any way to clone the contents/settings of one user account to another?


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