user properties still showing old firstname in AD. how do i change it  ?

Mr.X
Mr.X used Ask the Experts™
on
hi,
in windows server active directory i created a user:
 firstname: joan
last name: t
display name : joan t

then later i change the first name:
firstname:jo
last name: t
display name: jo t

but still when i open the user properties: its shows "joan t" at top and in outlook address books, it still shows as joan t
have attached a pic of it to make it more understandable
IMG_0879.jpghow do i change this. ? any ideas ?
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
A lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
Commented:
Because whilst you've changed the details of the account you actually haven't renamed the account itself.

Right click, rename.

Then it'll update.

Regards
Alex

Author

Commented:
thanks it worked
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
Excellent,

You're the first one I'm using this on.

Have a merry Christmas.

:-)

Alex

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial