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Windows 7 profile folder corrupted

A variation of this was posted earlier but I couldn't fully understand the solution so I am asking again. When I logged into windows 7 earlier today it was looking rather different. The desktop theme ...
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When deleting a profile in win regedit is there the potential to delete profile from network?

When deleting a profile from the Windows 7 Registry is there the potential that it could affect the profiles on the network or is it just on that tube?
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Windows 7 OK button on Copy To dialog doesn't copy profile

So I am attempting to copy a User Profile to the default profile. I am using WinSpy++ to enable the disabled "Copy To" button - this process works on a stock laptop I have here. However, this does ...
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Using existing user profile again in fresh Windows 7/8 install

After installing windows, when there are no accounts (or maybe a temporary account has to be created to do so) can we use a 'profile directory' like (D:\Users\Bilal) which was saved from the previous ...
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Update Windows 7 laptop domain profile over VPN

I have a company laptop that is a member of our domain, and I access the network using the Cisco VPN client 5.0.07.0290. I just changed my domain password at work using my desktop computer, and now ...
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reg delete gives me “access is denied” but regedit delete is ok

I need to delete a key from a command line. So I wanted to use reg delete "the key to be deleted" /f but I get ERROR: access is denied. From the same login session (the same user) I am able to delete ...
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Windows7 corrupted profile - prevention exists?

I have dedicated Windows7 (not on domain) virtual machine for overnight automation testing. Some commands (mySQLdump, tscon.exe) must be run under administrator account. Last week administrator ...
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2answers
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Google Chrome is opened in a wrong profile if launched from shell

I have a Google portable edition installed into the C:\ProgramData\GoogleChromePortable\ directory. It has a single - Default - user profile, customized to my needs. All works fine as far as I open ...
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moving MS config settings to a new profile?

Since my profile for my main user is screwed up I created a new user and then did a copy and paste of the contents from the old user to the new user. How can I export all of these settings (boot, ...
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Possible to copy Windows 7 local user profile link with junction point to new Windows 7 machine?

I am using Windows 7 in my old machine. All my I user profiles store in another HDD and I use mklink/j to create a junction point to c:\users. I bought a new machine with better performance and ...
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Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in?

Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in? It may seem like a very simple question, but I couldn't find it. I checked inside %APPDATA%, but there were noting relevant there. ...
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How can I set different taskbar icons for Firefox profiles in Windows 7?

Is there a way to have different taskbar icons for two different Firefox profiles? I have two shortcuts which point to bat scripts which launch Firefox profiles in following manner: start "" ...
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How to change the default user location in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving users folder on Windows Vista/Seven to another partition I have been looking around and I figured out how to change the default program files location to D:\ and ...
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Moving user directory after re-joining the domain with the least amount of pain on Windows 7

Unlike Windows XP, it's pretty easy to change a user's sub-directories in Windows 7 like Music and Documents. Go to their properties' location tab and move it elsewhere. I am looking for similar ...
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Windows 7 is taking too long to boot and to open profile

It's taking some minutes until my windows 7 load. Then it asks for my password. After I enter the password it takes 1 minute or more to load the basic and some more minutes to start everything. This ...
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copy local profile to new (same OS) computer

I have my main laptop which I have set up just the way I like it on Windows 7 (i.e. disabled areo, show all icons in notification area and customized the start menu to name a few). I've recently got a ...
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Windows 7 Powershell profile not working- after setting unrestricted

I just upgraded to Windows 7 and I want to get my Powershell profile up and running. I load PS and set the execution policy to unrestricted with my 'run as admin' powers, then put my profile in the ...
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Moving Windows 7 profile to new user

I have a laptop which I've been using as part of a corporate network with an AD login (and associated local profile). The laptop is loaded with Windows 7 Ultimate. I need to remove the laptop from ...
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Windows 7 User / Documents and Settings folders

I have a machine - Windows 7, nothing remarkable about the install but I have multiple drives in the machine. I have a C:\users\username folder which seems to be current and is the one that all ...
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After Windows 7 upgrade, profile is in C:\Users\TEMP

After upgrading Vista-64 to Win7-64, my profile is somehow mixed up in my actual C:\Users\[username]\ folder and also in C:\Users\TEMP\. It seems to mostly be in TEMP, including my registry data. I ...
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How to rename profile directory in windows 7? [duplicate]

I have renamed the account of a user in windows 7. How can I rename the profile directory to match the new user name?