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Windows 7: Adding user accounts

11 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Adding user accounts


I have a laptop with Win 7 Home Premium, and one user account with administrative rights. Now, I would like to add two standard user accounts. How would I do that?

I have experimented with copying over User files and folders, but I have really no idea what I should copy, if anything at all. Help is needed, and would be appreciated!


Hans L

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11 Jan 2011   #2


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12 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thanks, Ryo. However, I know the mechanics, but what I need to figure out is this:

In the existing user account, I have, in most applications, a mixture of my wife's and my data. Now, this is what I think I can do: Make the existing user account mine, keeping the administrative priviliges (since my wife is not as computer-literate as I am). I will thus delete all wife-data from this account, keeping only my data.

However, I cannot do that until I have created a new, standard user account for my wife, *and* made sure that all her data is in it. My essential question is: how do I make sure her data get into the new, standard user account (my wife's)?

On the Net, I have seen just about everything about user account, except this crucial issue. Grateful for help.

Hans L
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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