Migrate User Settings

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by i_pedal, Aug 14, 2002.

  1. i_pedal

    i_pedal Guest

    I just upgraded to XP Pro so I could get on my domain. I need to migrate my settings to my new user name. I thought I'd seen something in XP somewhere that did that.
    bill g
  2. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

    What I've understood : you've modified your computer name and want to enable administrator settings to it or .. ??
  3. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

    West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Start->Accessories->System Tools->Files and Settings Transfer Wizard

    Is tha what your're looking for?

  4. i_pedal

    i_pedal Guest

    Hey thanks for reply guys.
    Yes on both counts. My domain login name is different than the existing user name(s), so when I set up XP to login to the domain I made another user(admin) with the domain login name but all my old stuff is gone. I was copying from the old documents and settings folders to the new user name D&S folders but some stuff still isn't right.
    Makes me wonder can I reassign my old user name to login with my domain login but keep the same Documents and Settings folders from when I was logging in locally. Does that make sense? That's when I went hunting for the Transfer Wizard.
    thanks again,
    bill g