Rename Guest Account in Windows 8

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Steps

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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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    When the "Run" window opens, we need to type "secpol.msc"
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    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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    At the right side of the screen, we need to locate "Accounts
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    Rename guest account".
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    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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This concludes our tutorial on how to rename the guest account in Windows 8. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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