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(Solved) - Retrieve 'changed' user account

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  • Started 1 year ago by iDvine
  • Latest reply from warlock
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iDvine
iDvine
Posts: 2

I thought I clicked 'create account' but clicked 'change account'. Consequently I have lost a profile. Can anyone instruct me on how to retrieve it?

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

http://forums.cnet.com/7723-61.....r-account/ This may work for you.

Posted 1 year ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

If you haven't deleted all the files for the old profile, log in as the Built-in Administrator and I think? you can retrieve all the files from the old profile if I remember correctly. Then set up a new user profile and finish by deleting all the files of the old profile.

Posted 1 year ago
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iDvine
iDvine
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Thanks for all your input folks. Truly appreciate the help. I ended up taking the easy way out with the 'restore' command. Problem solved!!!

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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

Thanks for posting back. May help others with the same problem you had.

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