How to specify username when installing Window 10 pro

Discussion in 'Windows Guest OS Discussion' started by AaronD6, Mar 31, 2022.

  1. AaronD6

    AaronD6 Bit Poster

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    I want to use a different username when I install Windows 10 then what is used on my Mac.
    Why can't I get this to work? That other VM company allows me to do this.
     
  2. GampaA@Parallels

    GampaA@Parallels Staff Member

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    Hello AaronD6, To change the virtual machine name please follow below mentioned steps
    1. Do one of the following: Click the Parallels icon in the menu bar and choose Configure. If the Parallels Desktop menu bar is visible at the top of the screen, choose Actions > Configure.
    2. Click General and type a new name in the Name field. Thanks.
     
  3. AaronD6

    AaronD6 Bit Poster

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    Running 17.1.2 on MacOS 11.6.5
    On my Mac, I do not see any option for Configure.
    On the top of the screen menu bar, there isn't an Actions either. There is a Preferences, which I have scrubbed and not found any of the items that you mention.
    Even with installing a new VM. Nothing there that would allow a user to configure Name. Actually the only place is in the VM configuration where is says Name but that is the Name of the VM not a username.
     

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