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?

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.

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).