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    When reinstalling Windows XP Home SP3 after a virus attack the technician incorrectly entered my name as Philips instead of Phillips. I have managed to change it under User Accounts so that it appears correct on the Start Menu but how can I alter it in Msinfo32.exe? Also is it possible to rename the folder Documents and Settings/Philips to Documents and Settings/Phillips without causing any ill effects? I know it is only a relatively trivial matter but I don't want to have to remember alternative spellings of my name for differing circumstancces.

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    No, the folders and etc are what they are.

    That said, make a NEW account using the spelling that you want.
    Open the new account, copy all of your files from the old account to the new one. When you are sure that you have ALL of you data from the old account you can delete the old account and files from the Control Pane.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    [quote name='DaveA' post='778910' date='08-Jun-2009 20:50']No, the folders and etc are what they are.

    That said, make a NEW account using the spelling that you want.
    Open the new account, copy all of your files from the old account to the new one. When you are sure that you have ALL of you data from the old account you can delete the old account and files from the Control Pane.[/quote]
    Like Dave said... take the system back to the imbicile who spelled you name incorrectly and make them do the BS busy work !!! You paid them for the correct spelling of your name.... insist that it be done correctly.
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