Can I create new user in windows7 that is extending all app data and settings from current admin user?

  • You question lacks clarity
    – SeanClt
    Commented Jan 15, 2016 at 1:54
  • so you want the new non-admin user to have the same access to applications, the same desktop layout, the same documents in the my documents folder, etc? Only difference being the name and UAC privileges? Note that some applications my not work anymore without admininistrator rights.
    – jiggunjer
    Commented Jan 15, 2016 at 2:15

1 Answer 1


Manual method :

  • Create new user ( "net user cloneuser clonepwd /add" from elevated prompt or use the control panel / users )
  • Copy all files from C:\Users\OriginalUser to C:\Users\CloneUser without




  • Log on as the new user. / There will be things that must be corrected manually for some software /

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