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#1 maxonnxc

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Posted 16 May 2015 - 07:16 AM

i have 6 NTUSER.DAT files in user name folder

why do i have 2 each of the same. is this normal.

 

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Posted 16 May 2015 - 08:55 AM

Hi maxonnxc :)

It's totally normal for you to have multiple ntuser.dat files in your userprofile folder. These files contains personal preferences and settings for your user: your browsing history, your desktop properties, the way you have your files and folders listed, etc. This file is then loaded in the Registry to apply these settings. In order to keep these settings and personalisations, I suggest you to leave the ntuser.dat files alone. You can delete all the ones that have a string of number as their extensions, since they aren't in use anymore. But keep the original ntuser.dat. Even thought there's no harm in keeping all of them.

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 03:27 PM

ok thank you for the answer :)



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Posted 09 June 2015 - 04:15 PM

No problem maxon, you're welcome :)

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