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    Help with profile? problem

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    by david.waitt ·

    I had to reinstall win 2k to a new directory so that I would not wipe out all my old apps and files. I would like to know the cleanest and most accurate way of using my old profile on the new install. I know that everything is there I just cant get to it from my new install. I have already backed up the my documents folder, and thats all I really care about, but I would just like to know how to use my old profile. If I cant thats ok I will just rebuild from scratch.
    Thanks!

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    • #3548406

      Help with profile? problem

      by md_hashim ·

      In reply to Help with profile? problem

      Have you tried something like copying the entire profile folder? Try that, restart and try logging in.

      • #3568385

        Help with profile? problem

        by david.waitt ·

        In reply to Help with profile? problem

        I am rebuilding the system. I looked for the profile folder and didnt find anything in there. Thanks anyway!

    • #3567627

      Help with profile? problem

      by bohicam1 ·

      In reply to Help with profile? problem

      If it was a locally stored profile as opposed to a roaming profile, you will find your old profile settings in the folder “winnt” of the original install. Navigate to winnt/profiles/username assuming you installed the winnt of the new install into adifferent directory.
      Good luck!

      Mike

      • #3568386

        Help with profile? problem

        by david.waitt ·

        In reply to Help with profile? problem

        This may have worked, but the old profile was not there. I am rebuilding the system. Thanks anyway!

    • #3568384

      Help with profile? problem

      by david.waitt ·

      In reply to Help with profile? problem

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