Windows 10: Can I change (fix) the C:\Users directory?

Discus and support Can I change (fix) the C:\Users directory? in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; Somehow when I reinstalled Windows 10 it created C:\Users\steph\...... instead of C:\Users\Stephanie\...... Is there any way to fix this... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by Stephanie2664, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. Can I change (fix) the C:\Users directory?


    Somehow when I reinstalled Windows 10 it created

    C:\Users\steph\......

    instead of

    C:\Users\Stephanie\......

    Is there any way to fix this without having to re-reinstall Windows 10?

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    Stephanie2664, Sep 1, 2016
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  2. Can I change the order of my users on my W10 system (PC)?

    I am looking for an answer to the way W10 manages the user list when you use the Switch User option - It seems to always show someone other myself. I have found out that the order is changed when a user logs out. I would like to see my name at the top
    all the time. Is this possible?
     
    Richard Bergstedt, Sep 1, 2016
    #2
  3. Can I change the order of my users on my W10 system (PC)?

    Hi Richard,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    To assist you better, I would like to more information regarding the issue that you are facing. What does it exactly means when you say you would like to change the order of users? Is it like granting permissions to the users?

    Please get back to us with the required information. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Sep 1, 2016
    #3
  4. Berton Win User

    Can I change (fix) the C:\Users directory?

    I've only accomplished it once but it was by creating a New User with administrative rights, rebooting to that old/incorrect User then deleting the incorrect one saving all the files. Then I moved the data [not programs] to the same Folders under the New User. It wasn't perfect but better than a clean install.
     
    Berton, Sep 2, 2016
    #4
  5. Steve C Win User
    If you have a Microsoft Account for login then you may see an abbreviated name in c:\users. I would leave it well alone provided the account works.
     
    Steve C, Apr 5, 2018
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