Windows 7 - Rename Admin account

December 2016

To rename your Adminstrator account:
  • Click on Start > Run > type "secpol.msc"
  • Open Run Dialog Box.
  • Open the Local Security Policy editor using "secpol.msc".
  • In the left pane go to Local Policies > Security Options.
  • In the right pane go to Policy > Accounts:Rename administrator account
  • Change the admin name and close the local security policy window.

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