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Windows 7: Setting Up A Seperate User Account On Same PC

10 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Setting Up A Seperate User Account On Same PC

Hi, My problem is that i am moving in with a friend soon, and i want to setup a seperate user account on my pc so he is able to use my pc when he likes, obvious reason being that us humans like our privacy and there wont be a risk of him messing up my personal settings if he were logged in my account etc.

I know how to create a seperate user account, but i would like that account to have pretty much all of the same programs/settings/files as my existing administrator account. For example, i have about 2000 songs that i llisten to on my itunes, but it would be good if my friend can have access to these same songs, but by logging on to his own account, so how can i copy these programs/settings/files from my account to his, surely there must be a raltively easy way of doing this right???

And also if there is a way of doing this, could you tell me what way would use up the least memory of my pc, e.g if i could transfer the songs, i wouldn't want to copy and paste them as that would mean my pc would have 4000 songs in affect, so if there is a way i could put them into a shared folder so i dont duplicate 2000 songs that would be great

Any guidance would be much appreciated, thanks

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10 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 ultimate X64

Hi Joel1988 and welcome to SF
I think this tutorial will help you. Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups[2]=File Folder Settings
Let us know if this helps.
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