changing administrator name

If I change the administrator name to something else what all is that going to affect in a windows domain?  Will it mess anything up?
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
As for the normal operation of AD, nothing.  However, the name change will affect anything that the Administrator has been explicitly defined for authentication (i.e. - Scheduled Tasks, Services, Scripts, etc.).

-saige-
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I prefer not to change the "administrator" name but rather use other accounts as domain or local administrator.

You should be able to disable "administrator". Be very sure your domain administrator account is fully working properly first.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@TomBalla  - Thanks and I was happy to help.
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