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Windows 7: How can I 'reclaim' a User Profile?

01 Mar 2014   #1
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 
How can I 'reclaim' a User Profile?

  • New windows install after HDD fail.
  • Restored some backup files but created the user "Roger" (under C:/ ... Users)
  • My current profile is "Roger Main"
  • I cannot switch user to "Roger" (i.e. it doesn't exist under UAC)
How can I switch to the settings of profile "Roger"?


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02 Mar 2014   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Roger I don't know if these will be of any help

User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name
or
Built-in Administrator Account - Change Name
there are several tutorials referring to user profile stuff if these do not suit what you need. if you type in "how to change user profiles" in the tutorial search space there will be plenty come up.
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