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Windows 7: Why do i have two NTUSER.DAT


08 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Why do i have two NTUSER.DAT

How do i remove the NTUSER.DAT file from my documents folder, i have tried hiding the file in folder options but no luck. NTUSER.DAt file exists in c:user\username but i dont understand why i have a copy of it in my documents.. any ideas?

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08 Apr 2011   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MAFMAFFIA View Post
How do i remove the NTUSER.DAT file from my documents folder, i have tried hiding the file in folder options but no luck. NTUSER.DAt file exists in c:user\username but i dont understand why i have a copy of it in my documents.. any ideas?
You have probably copied by accident.

More info;

What Is Ntuser DAT File? | eHow.com

Regards....Mike Connor
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08 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanx for the reply mike, i didnt copy it plus i have my folder options set to hidden, so i shouldnt be able to see the file, but for some reason i can, i know i have the original NTUSER.DAt file in c:user\username, I just wana remove the one in my documnets or make it hidden.
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08 Apr 2011   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MAFMAFFIA View Post
thanx for the reply mike, i didnt copy it plus i have my folder options set to hidden, so i shouldnt be able to see the file, but for some reason i can, i know i have the original NTUSER.DAt file in c:user\username, I just wana remove the one in my documnets or make it hidden.
Well, you can hide it simply by making it "hidden" in the file properties.

You can also simply delete it ( but make a copy first, renamed to NTUSER.DAT.BAK or similar). If nothing untoward occurs after running for a while, then just delete it.

Regards....Mike Connor
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08 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Went into the file properties and hidden the file. thanks alot Mike
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08 Apr 2011   #6

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My pleasure.

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