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Windows 7 - New Computer Setup

Good Day Experts!

I have embarked on my very first computer setup from the start.  While I am a Computer Programmer, I have not had opportunity until now.  

I have the computer on the network with anti-virus installed and browser dowloads completed.  I have also named the computer and set the domain and password.

I am seeing something odd on the initial screen when I start the computer:
ComputerName\'''''''''''''''' <---a bunch of single quotes
I put the password in and I am on the computer with network connection.

I am guessing the '''''''''''''' would be the Username? I am not sure!!!  Is that true? I did not enter all those single quotes.  Can anyone help with what that is and how to change it?

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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aadihCommented:
Right click on My Computer, Properties, Advanced System Settings, click on Computer Name Tab.  What do you see there?
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helpfinderCommented:
yes, usualy it is ComputerName\username or Dmain\username
check created local users on that machine (Start>Control panel>User Accounts) and also check what user profiles are created in C:\Users folder
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aadihCommented:
Are you sure you did not hide user name (via policy or registry)?
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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
Thanks everyone for repsonding.

helpfinder:

When I do as you suggested, I see the Icon and '''''''''''''''''''''''''''  !!!
I don't know how that got there.  So, do I and how do I make that for the User that gets the computer? But is windows 7 different where they don't enter a Username/Password and just enter the password with the username pre-populated?

Thanks for your patience as I am new to this,
jimbo99999
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aadihCommented:
Create a new user profile and logon as the new user. What do you see?

If you see the correct name, you could delete the old user profile and use the newly created one.
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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
Okay, I will try here in a bit...it is on 32 of 61 updates(I inadvertantly hit shutdown instead of restart).

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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helpfinderCommented:
maybe when combuter was in installation process and wizard for initial setup appears you mistakely hit/press some key on keyboard and created local user ''''''''''''''''''''''''''
You should be able to rename it in Control Panel>User Accounts or as aadih wrote create new user account and this leave as it is (or delete it then)

And yes, it is possible last logged user is shown in logon screen, meaning last used user name appears so only password is needed to type
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Darr247Commented:
Before you install Windows Updates, you should install the motherboard's Chipset driver (also sometimes called a 4-in-1 or All-in-1 driver), and other drivers.

What is the brand and model, or what motherboard is it if there's no brand/model info?
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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
This is some kind of refurbished Dell with Windows7.
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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
aadih and helpfinder:

Thanks for your assistance.  While the concepts were quite simple to some, they were new to me and I appreciate the help.
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aadihCommented:
Great. You did it. :-)
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Darr247Commented:
You seem to have ignored the absolute correct advice to install the manufacturer's chipset and other drivers before moving on to applying Windows Updates. Good luck with that strategy.
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Jimbo99999Author Commented:
No "strategy" was utilized.  Updates were installed when shut down was inadvertantly selected.  But, thanks anyways for your good luck wish!!!
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