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How renaming of an user account in PC changes the registry or policies of it?

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  • What happens we change the name of an user and how  it affects the registry and policies ?
    • Moved by Just KarlModerator Monday, January 11, 2016 9:57 PM Looking for the correct forum.
    Monday, January 11, 2016 9:27 AM

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  • Hello,

    Further questions on this should be asked in the Windows forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

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    Monday, January 11, 2016 9:57 PM
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  • Only the "human-readable" name is changed (somewhere in the HKEY_Users registry). The SID and policies will not change.

    -- pa

    Monday, January 11, 2016 10:22 AM
  • Hello,

    The Windows Desktop Perfmon and Diagnostic tools forum is to discuss performance monitor (perfmon), resource monitor (resmon), and task manager, focusing on HOW-TO, Errors/Problems, and usage scenarios.

    As the question is off topic here, I am moving it to the Where is the Forum... forum.

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    Monday, January 11, 2016 9:54 PM
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  • Hello,

    Further questions on this should be asked in the Windows forum on Microsoft Community.

    As the Microsoft Community is on a different platform, we cannot move the question for you.

    Once there, click on Participate near the top of the screen, and select 'Ask a Question' or 'Start a Discussion'

    Karl


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    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
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    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})

    Monday, January 11, 2016 9:57 PM
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