RDP not working after changing username

Posted on 2012-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-09-30
windows 7 machine, we changed the computer name, username of the account, and password on the account.

RDP only works when you use the NEW computer\OLDUSERNAME and NEW password.

why do i have to use the old username? how can i fix this?

does it have something to do with the registry?

Question by:datatechdc
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    Are you sure, that username is correctly renamed?

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    we changed it from control panel, users, and change username.
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    Try it with Computer managment MMC.
    Right click to computer  - Manage - Local users and groups - Users
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    Or try it with Start - run - netplwiz
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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    That is because to outside of the computer the samaccount name is still the old username.  All you did was change how the computer name is displayed.

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