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Hi,
I've just had to reinstall Windows XP (again).
It all went well but under Documents and Settings I can see the previous user accounts. Is there some way I can bring them back to life?
I copied all of the files from one of them to a new account but that failed to bring the installed programs across.

Any help?
Thanks,
Hericles

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The easiest way is to rename the profile folder, recreate the original user account, login with the new account, reboot the pc, login with a different admin account, and rename the old profile to the proper name.

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Thanks Eric,
Worked a treat - although for others that might read this, I needed to go into safe mode to rename one of the folders (not sure why and it may not be the same for everyone).

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