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When I loaded Windows XP some years ago somehow ended up being too long. It is often impossible to see the entire directory path. How can I shorten the user name without reloading the OS?

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What does a user name have to do with a path being too long? – Andrew Arnott Sep 20 '09 at 2:50
    
The path is C:\Documents and Settings\ User – Macha Nov 15 '09 at 16:06

Here's a guide that might help: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/userpath.htm

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spot on +1 – Molly7244 Sep 18 '09 at 15:11

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