Renaming User Folder

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We have a user in our company who recently changed his name. He asked if we can change his user folder name as well. The first approach was to create a second user, edit the profileImagepath in the registry, rebooting into console, opening notepad and change the folder in C:\Users\ but that didn't work. We were able to change his display name, but then were struggling with path finding errors across multiple apps (which would make sense).

Is there any other way to do this and to workaround path errors?

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You can always reset their Windows 10 and the new name will be properly set on their computer.