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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:24 PM   #1
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Changing Account Directory Name?

Hi so I bought this Macbook off a friend and I have changed the main log in name to my name, but the home directory thing is named account2 and all I want to do is change it without messing anything up. Just rename it thats all.

Thanks in advance.

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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:42 PM   #2
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Just follow this guide. Make sure you backup first.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:45 PM   #3
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Thanks, if thats the only way to do it I think ill just leave it! Dont fancy messing up.

Thanks anyway.
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Thanks, if thats the only way to do it I think ill just leave it! Dont fancy messing up.

Thanks anyway.
You could just add a new admin account for yourself, then move your data to that account... then delete the old account2.

This might not be a bad idea anyway to start with a fresh account with nothing leftover in there from the previous user.
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