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Windows 7: User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name

10 Apr 2013   #80
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MysteriousHuman View Post
I DIDN'T DO STEP 8 - 27 (TILL THE END) cause my internet didn't work on the safety mode and I couldn't see this website page....

I restarted my computer, pressed F8 and clicked SAFETY MODE and thats it.
Then I went to C:\Users then right-clicked the old name folder thingy and clicked RENAMED, I've renamed it to the name I want BUT after shutting down and logging on in to the account I've just renamed, it says that it is in a TEMPORARY PROFILE!

What do I do?????? I thought I've lost everything when I didn't read it was just a temporary profile :'(
but HOW DO I TURN IT BACK TO HOW IT WAS? >.< Help!

Open up Regedit

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList tell me the SIDS you see. Take a look at where the ProfilePath leads to on the right hand side .


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10 Apr 2013   #81
MysteriousHuman

 

Vista King,

Thanks for your reply!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I did as what you said however I'm not so sure what SIDS are but I've taken a screenshot of it just incase.. and I don't know where the ProfilePath is (lol)


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10 Apr 2013   #82
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Give me the screen shots of the sid that ends in .bak and the one without it with the same exact number.
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10 Apr 2013   #83
MysteriousHuman

 

Vista King,
here you go


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10 Apr 2013   #84
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Delete the folder without the .bak first then the folder with the .bak rename it and just remove the .bak from it then in the right hand side under STATE right click and choose modify input the number zero 0 click Ok and close the registry and restart the PC.
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10 Apr 2013   #85
MysteriousHuman

 

Vista King,

I did as what you said, after I restarted my PC its still the same still in a 'temporary profile'
do you think this will only last a few hours, then after that when I log on in, it'll be back to normal again? cause it says 'temporary'.. im not sure D:
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10 Apr 2013   #86
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Make sure the one with the .bak on the right side where it says State it has the value of 0 . Right click on State choose Modify and type in zero(0) click Ok . Then delete the number without the .bak then rename the key with the .bak and just remove the .bak at the end.

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10 Apr 2013   #87
MysteriousHuman

 

Vista King,

I did what you said again, this time I had to do it again; delete the number w/o the .bak and the one with the .bak i changed its value to 0 and renamed it.

but hey thanks for the link! i'll have a look at it
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10 Apr 2013   #88
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

You're welcome . Hopefully you get it fixed.
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10 Apr 2013   #89
MysteriousHuman

 

Vista King,

i have to say THANK YOU for all the effort of helping me!!!!!!!!!!! >.<
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