How to change name in folders

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    hummer77

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    I got a new Dell desktop. I had Best Buy to replace the existing 256gb SSD card with a new 512 SSD card.
    Then, windows 10 was installed onto the new SSD card by Best Buy.
    I now found a subtle problem:

    What i see is C:\users\Owner\Documents\*.* in file location.
    How can I replace "Owner" with my name "Dan Chu"?
    In another words, how to change C:\users\Owner\Documents\*.* into C:\users\Dan Chu\Documents\*.*

    Thanks.
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    That is one very useful document! It applies to those who have a need to change the username.

    Too lete for most, but the easiest way is to not allow it to happen in the first instance.
    After a new installation, wwhen you are asked for the sign in, only put in the username that you desire. (sorry, I cannot give the exact details of when this is offered, without making a clean installation). For example, in my case this would be David.
    When the installation finalises, you can then add the account (or MS account), to your liking. The user name remains.
     
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