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Transfering User Configurations In Xp


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#1 Equador

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 06:49 AM

I'm part of a computer intranet network (domain). For about 2 years now I have been using somebody else's network password and computer. In doing so I have installed much software from the internet and other sources in this computer. Recently I got word that my colleague will get his own new computer soon. I will continue working with this computer but with my own network access name and password. My question is, how do I transfer the settings and configurations that I have made so that I can continue to access them. I accessed this computer with my password and because of user settings the appearance of my desktop was very different. I need to have the same configuration that I had when I was using this person's network access password. How will I continue to access the settings under 'Documents and Settings'? Will any software installations be affected by the changeover? I need to keep all the software I have installed in this hard disk intact and accessible under my network password. Please help. Also, this person (whose password I had been using) belonged to the administrators group and I know this gave me the advantage of accessing more resources than I would have if he had belonged to the ordinary groups. Since my access will not be under administrators group, how will this impact on what I can access in this computer?

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 09:35 AM

If they're getting a new computer, can't you just have the Administrator change the password on your account?
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Posted 19 August 2007 - 10:37 AM

Contact the Administrator and explain what you want to do. Since you already have premission to use this computer they more than likely won't have a problem keeping thing like they are.
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