Cannot change my administrative user account

I was not able to change my standard administrative user account.  It gives me an error message.  I bought and downloaded McAfee Security online and am now having trouble with my windows firewall (which I believe is supposed to be in the off position).  I'm at the point of reinstalling my software because of all the problems I encounter.

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