Rename Guest Account in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is to press the Windows key and then press "R" on the keyboard
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  2. 2
    When the "Run" window opens, we need to type "secpol.msc"
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  3. 3
    We press "Enter"
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    This is Local Security Policy. Wait for the "Local Security Policy" window to open.
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    When the "Local Security Policy" window opens, we need to double-click "Local Policies"
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    Then, we double-click "Security Options"
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  6. 6
    At the right side of the screen, we need to locate "Accounts
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    Rename guest account".
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  7. 7
    We need to double-click "Accounts
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    Rename guest account".
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    Now, we can name the account
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    For example, let's name it "New Guest".
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    We press "Enter"
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    Now, the name of the guest account is "New Guest".
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    We can now close the "Local Security Policy" window
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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