wrong name showing in Excel cell note

Mark O'Brien
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Hi techs,
I just configured and deployed a new laptop for an end user which included Excel.  When she tries to make a comment in the cell, my name appears in the yellow box, instead of her name, even though she's logged in as her.
Any assistance is appreciated.
Thank you,
Mark
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Commented:
Go to file then options then on the general see the user name and change that to her name and then it will work
RayData Analyst
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Here's how to fix it...Not sure how it happened in the first place though.

http://www.extendoffice.com/documents/excel/678-excel-change-comment-author.html#a1

There's an option in my version of Excel (2013) to "always use this name" that may be checked and causing it to use your profile.
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server Administration

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Thanks guys.  Your comments came in at almost exactly the same time.

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