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Windows 7: How do I map existing User Folders to new User Account?

02 Jan 2011   #1
Monumental

Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
 
 
How do I map existing User Folders to new User Account?

How do I map existing User Folders to a newly created User Account?

I had existing User Folders on drive D. I added a new drive C and installed the OS on C but changed default location of User Folders to D. Now my existing User Folders are in the Users folder on D but there is no User Account associated with them. If I create a user account with the same name will it map to the existing folder within Users?

I did a test of this. I created a folder called Test within Users then created a User account called Test and logged in. It created another folder within Users called Test.Computername.


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02 Jan 2011   #2
Kari

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Check this post.

Kari
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03 Jan 2011   #3
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Use Windows Easy Transfer...it's simple, just pretend the "old computer" is the user you are moving and the "new computer" is where it's going.
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