Change the display name for a user account
Updated: October 4, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 Essentials
The display name is the name that appears in the Name column on the Users page of the Dashboard. Changing the display name does not change the Logon name for a user account.
Open the Windows Server 2012 Essentials Dashboard.
On the navigation bar, click Users.
In the list of user accounts, select the user account that you want to change.
In the <User Account> Tasks pane, click View the account properties. The Properties page for the user account appears.
On the General tab, type a new First name or Last name for the user account, and then click OK.
The new display name appears in the list of user accounts.