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Windows 10 - User Name in Control panel does not match name of folder

Rowby Goren
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Hi

Using Windows 10 Home version.  My user name in the Control Panel is Rowby.  But in WIndows Explorer, in the User Folder I have a different name.  The name "Rowby" does not exist in the User folder.  How can I change the folder so that it matches my User Name Rowby.

I don't see any place to do that in the control panel.   Perhaps I need to edit the Registry?

Thanks!
Rowby
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