how do you change your short name?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) Discussion' started by thumper, Oct 27, 2003.

  1. thumper macrumors 6502

    thumper

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    #1
    i hit enter when installing my OS, and forgot to change my short name.

    now it seems im stuck with a crapy name
     
  2. Solfire macrumors newbie

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    "You can't change the short name for a user account after the account has been created. If you need to change the short name, you must delete the account and create a new user account with a new short name." ~ Help Viewer

    It's kinda a pain, but that's the only way as far as I know.
     
  3. thumper thread starter macrumors 6502

    thumper

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    ok, ill do that! thanks for taking the time to help :)
     

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