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Windows 7: Pemissions

10 Dec 2010   #1

Windows Pro 7 32 bit and 64 bit

What is the best way to take over all files permissions/directories/files from a previous user, while using a new username? I have a case where our the previous person with a ton of sensitive data on their laptop (confidential data related to their job function)
Rather then setting up a new computer for the new hire, I would like to just set permissions for a hew hire to take over the current system since they will need access to these sensitive files. Is there an elegant way to do this? (Please be specfic)

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10 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

You could use Windows Easy Transfer (just follow the prompts as though the old machine and new are the same box, but map the old user to a new one), or you could just manually copy the files from one profile to another using the "administrator" account.
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