Resetting user folder folder icons

Discus and support Resetting user folder folder icons in Windows 10 Support on Windows 10 Forums to solve the problem; My desktop folder in my user folder has changed itself to a plain ugly one. How can I set this back to how it should be? [img] 111582 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by mkr10001, Jun 4, 2018.

  1. mkr10001 Win User

    Resetting user folder folder icons


    My desktop folder in my user folder has changed itself to a plain ugly one. How can I set this back to how it should be?
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    :)
     
    mkr10001, Jun 4, 2018
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  2. Nyima Yonten Win User

    User Account folder name

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you are facing issues with changing the folder name under Users folder in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to perform the below steps and check if it helps.

    1. Open the File Explorer and double click on C drive.

    2. Open Users folder from the list.

    3. Click on the user name folder and then tap on F2 Key.

    4. Change the name of the folder and hit on Enter Key.

    5. It will ask for Administrator Permission and click on Ok.

    6. Folder name will be changed.

    Get back to us if you need any further assistance on Windows related issues and we will be glad to help.
     
    Nyima Yonten, Jun 9, 2018
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  3. Mohammed Yaseer Win User
    Renaming the users folders

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    You are trying to rename the User folder, which can’t be done through the File explorer. Whatever user name you use of your User account, user account folder will have same name. You can rename the Subfolder of the User account folder but not User
    account folder.

    If you want rename the User account folder, change user account name using the suggestion

    Lets’ refer to these steps to rename the User account and check if that helps.

    • Press Windows and X keys together.
    • Click on Control Panel, click on User Accounts.
    • Click on User account, then click on “Change your account name
    • If it’s prompting for password please enter and click on Yes. If you do not have password click on
      Yes.
    • Enter the new user name.
    • Click on change name.


    Reference link for more information.

    Windows 8 User Folder Rename.

    Windows 8 User Folder Rename



    Please do let us know if you need further help.
     
    Mohammed Yaseer, Jun 9, 2018
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