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By andrewras ·
Could someone tell me what the NTUSER.DAT doesina a persons profile.
I had a problem where it was saying NTUSER.OLD in the default user profile and then for every new user loggin in

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by CG IT In reply to NTUSER.DAT

ntuser.dat file is the users desktop settings [and changes thereof]. This is stored in documents & settings, <user name>.

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by Joseph Moore In reply to NTUSER.DAT

HKEY_CURRENT_USER portion of the Registry is stored in the ntuser.dat file. Each user profile has one.

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by Dynamo2003 In reply to NTUSER.DAT

Firstly ‘ntuser.dat’ is a copy of user's profile i.e. user's desktop settings etc. In the industry it is also a standard practice to rename user's profile to ‘ntuser.old’ if the existing profile is corrupt. By so doing the next time the user logs in a new profile is generated for that user. Recently I noticed that if NT is upgraded to Windows 2000 you find that the profile extension is named differently.
Check to make sure that the 'ntuser.old' file you find in the profile directory are not that of corrupted profiles renamed previously.

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