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itanium3
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Registered: ‎01-16-2012
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Change userid

Hello Moderators,

 

I was initially "itanium" when back to itrc forums, then suddenly "itanium2".

 

I changed my hp passport associated email address a few minutes ago, now i am "itanium3".

 

Could someone please explain whats wrong ?

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Dennis Handly
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Re: Change screen name

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I'm not sure why it recently changed to 3 but if you didn't follow the directions for porting your ID to the EBC, I assume it gave you the incremented one.

I see these names:

itanium 2008-07-08

Itanium2 2004-07-08

Itanium2_1 2001-12-17

itanium3 2012-01-16

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itanium3
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Re: Change screen name

Is it possible to rename userid to a desired one ?

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Dennis Handly
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>Is it possible to rename screen name to a desired one?

 

Not if that one is taken.  And if you could prove ownership, you would already be using it.

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itanium3
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Re: Change screen name

Coudl it be changed to a totally different one?

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Dennis Handly
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>Could it be changed to a totally different one?

 

I don't see why not, as long as it isn't already used and conforms to forum Terms of Use.

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RASHMI
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Re: Change screen name

@itanium3 - Kindly let us know your new profile name that you want to display in this forums?
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Rashmi
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Alex Geroulaitis
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Message 8 of 9 (379 Views)

Re: Change screen name

Phew.... I thought I was the only one...

 

So one can't change his/her own user ID?

 

"User ID" is not even the right term (we aren't talking about HP Passport user ID, we're talking about forum's profile name)?

 

Would it possible then to please change my profile name from it's current to  ? (no "o")

 

Thanks!

HP VAR, Systems Integrator
(if my post was helpful, please "mark as a solution" or give "kudos" - thanks)
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Dennis Handly
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>So one can't change his/her own user ID?

 

That's right, it must be blessed to make sure it follows forum guidelines.

 

>we're talking about forum's profile name?

 

The screen name.

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