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Windows 7: User Accounts

15 Sep 2011   #1
ptwd

win 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
User Accounts

Hekko
Does Advanced Users Accounts which is started via windows\system32\netplwiz.exe
still relevant.At the moment it shows me as the Administrator and under the Advanced tab you can do other things
If you then navigate to the Control Panel\User Accounts on the left pane there is another advanced user accounts which shows a defauly profile then me as user with the size of my user files although it doesn't actually say that and an update of mine
This is called User Profiles
What is the difference
ptwd


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16 Sep 2011   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Both are relevant. One will let you set permissions, passwords, etc for an account. The other you can set other properties for profiles. Profile and account are something different.
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16 Sep 2011   #3
ptwd

win 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

thanks for the clear reply Britton30
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16 Sep 2011   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome.
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