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I have a corrupted User Profile on my windows 7 machine and want to associate all the libraries and other user specific information to a new account but cannot fine a way. How do you go about doing this?

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marked as duplicate by slhck Jun 16 '14 at 14:17

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This is hard to help you without knowing what is corrupt / what the problems are as you may be copying over corrupt files/settings.

If you post the actual problems you are facing with the account, it is possible someone may be able to help you fix the original problem rather than just a workaround.

That aside, If this was me, I would create a new user as normal, which should also copy all the default paths and files from the default user. Then I would simply overwrite them with the files I need/want which should be located in the AppData folder of the original users profile.

You can find this at (if not changed):


e.g. my user name is wil so the location would be:

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