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Change the Display Name for the user account

Updated: March 30, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 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.

To change the display name for a user account

  1. Open the Windows SBS 2011 Essentials Dashboard.

  2. On the main navigation bar, click Users.

  3. In the list of user accounts, select the user account that you want to change.

  4. In the <User Account> Tasks pane, click View the account properties. The Properties page for the user account appears.

  5. 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.

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