How do I change my Windows Login name?

Below are instructions for changing your username on Windows Vista/7/8 to your Onyen.

  1. Press Windows Key + R combination and then type netplwiz in the Run dialog box. Click OK. If prompted by the User Account Control windows-shield, click YES.
  2. In the User Accounts window, verify that "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" is checked. In the User Name section, select the user name to which you want to change the name and click Properties.
  3. Change the User name to your ONYEN and then click OK. Click OK again to close the User Accounts window and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.