Sharepoint Portal site is showing [System Account] instead of my username

Problem: After installation of my MOSS testing server when I login with my username & password into SharePoint Portal site, it was showing me “System Account” instead of my username on the top right corner of the Site.
Any activity which I was performing like updating system, updating lists, creating new document was stamping system account instead of “Tariq Younas”

Reason: While installation if you will use your account, it will be used to create SharePoint db. At that time you account will be marked as system account.

If you face such type of problem then use stsadm utility and run this command
stsadm -o updatefarmcredentials -identitytype NetworkService
After running command restart your IIS
Also set your pool identity as NetWorkService account by performing these steps
1- Go to run
2- Write “inetmgr” and press OK
3- Here under application pools, select your application pool and right click
4- On identity tab select radio “predefined” Network service

This will not occur again.

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