windows 8 control panel : how to change microsoft account name in profile

I want to change the name of the Microsoft account which show up in my user account in the control panel manage accounts display.  Cant remember the password i originally used
Hi Douglas,
Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Community Forums.
1. Do you want to change the display name of the Microsoft account?
2. Are you using a local account or a Microsoft account to login to the computer?
I would suggest you to refer to the link and follow steps given in the article:
What to do if you forget your Windows password


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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 416 Applies to: