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How do I change my username?

Jun 28, 2018 5:38AM PDT

I'm not seeing an option.

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Re: change username
Jun 28, 2018 6:36AM PDT
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(NT) Change user name where?
Jun 28, 2018 2:49PM PDT
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Guys, this is the CNET forum, right?
Jul 1, 2018 7:29AM PDT

What's the default thing here someone would be talking about when asking how to change their username?

The CNET forum!

How do I change my username on the CNET forum? I'm not seeing an option anywhere.

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This is the CNET Windows 7 forum
Jul 1, 2018 9:07AM PDT

So the question would be about Windows 7 in this forum.

To change your CNET name, that takes one of the CNET Gods. I have alerted this for you but it's a holiday week so it may take some time.

The CNET Forum Feedback Forum would be about CNET Forum issues.

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User name
Jul 2, 2018 12:01AM PDT

Changing this seems to be a hit or miss thing.

Yesterday I tried it and it was busted.

Just tried it again and now it's working.

On the upper right of the page click on your user name.

Select profile.

That should bring up a screen with 4 tabs.

Select account info.

Follow the prompts and it will bring up a page where you can edit your user name.

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Hi dhinged.
Jul 2, 2018 9:00AM PDT

Post was last edited on July 4, 2018 1:13 PM PDT

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Jul 4, 2018 1:06PM PDT

Oh, sorry didn't realize I was in the Windows 7 forum... but I'll PM Lee

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Got the email, thanks.
Jul 5, 2018 10:03AM PDT

You're all set with your new username. I'm moving this thread to the Forum feedback as it is more appropriate there. Thanks!

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