Special requirements like splitting apart exchange mailboxes, bare metal restore images, and hyper-V image backups require the use of Backup Assist.
However, if you need a simple tool to quickly set up your backups, our Backup Agent is a great choice.
Please note that the old user name will still be used by some Windows Tools, permissions come to mind.
It is recommended to create a backup or at least a system restore point before you start the process, as it requires some basic Registry hacking.
If you change the account name from Martin to Bob, you will see Bob during login.
The user folder under c:\users is however still named Martin and not Bob.
Missing icons, programs not working and graphical artifacts.
My question is, is it possible to move my data from this user profile to a new one? I am the only user of my computer and I have been running from a standard user account only using the administrator account to install new programs and updates, so the installed programs are the same for both accounts only that my account stores any program specific files that I have been using.
From the Tutorial section (do have a look): Users Folder - Move Location in Windows 10 and for interest: Don't move your Windows user profiles folder to another drive | ZDNet Can you move the "Users" folder to another drive? I wish to avoid the possible difficulties consequent on relocating folders. I use my own 'My files and Folders', Photos, Videos, Music, Downloads... Sadly, Windows does not allow separation of users from the OS, to me one of its biggest weaknesses.You can use a program like System Restore Manager to create a new system restore point, or one of the backup software programs in our overview for the backup.User profiles contain settings for the network environment, such as desktop configuration and menu options.: Windows10 I have read a number of threads where people have run into the greatest difficulty having relocated folders. That Ed Bott's article on ZDNet, you'll find my comment (and many similar) from the comment section.Personally I would not run the risk; here's what I do. Installed programs create their own folders in the typical default library folders. Bott, a geek I have some respect for, did something wrong in writing that article.