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jtinashe 09-01-2011 02:29 AM

Renaming my home Folder
 
Could someone please tell me how to rename my home folder please, the steps that I can follow. Please.

chscag 09-01-2011 02:01 PM

Welcome to the Mac Forums.

See the following Apple KB article on how to change the home folder name.
LINK

Caution! Do not attempt this procedure without first making a backup of your entire hard drive. Also, you will notice that the Apple instructions state that you must enable the "Root" user first. If you mess up while using the "Root" user you could lose data and might not be able to gain access to your original account.

Be careful.

Aptmunich 09-01-2011 03:53 PM

Pro tip: don't :)

Seriously, that is an easy way to mess up your system as was pointed out, so listen to the man!


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