1.    03 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Build 10586

    Can one copy a Start tile configuration to another user?


    I have spent a great amount of time configuring a 56-tile Start Menu in my Microsoft Account login which does not have Admin privileges (the logon I plan to use all the time). I am now configuring another logon - with Admin privileges (a local account because one cannot have two Microsoft Account logons in the same installation). I would like to be able to copy (clone) my 56-tile Start Menu to the new account. Can it be done?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    03 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 689

    Ensure you have at least one if not two full image backups of your OS partition before trying such an operation.
    As a Windows 7 user, I was able to find the desktop folder and the needed AppData information, I copied the desktop and AppData from my admin-level RollyAccount into the built-in admin account -- while in Safe Mode. If you can sniff out the desktop or tile-top directory or directories, boot into Safe Mode, you probably can copy such from one account into the other account.
    It's a good idea to have at least one if not two full image backups of your OS and data partitions on a weekly or bi-monthly basis
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Move/copy-paste User Account data & docs to New User account same sys
Guys I have done this in the past but cannot recall how and don't want to botch. I had hoped Windows 10 corrected the "rename user account" function but nope. I renamed a User Account due to conflict on the LAN and sure enough, now I have two...
User Accounts and Family Safety
copying user profile using copy to function
Hi I understand that in versions of Windows 7 and earlier there was a function with system advanced to copy a user profile from one to another profile.....using ' copy to ' I tried this in Windows 10, but the copy to option was greyed out, so...
User Accounts and Family Safety
Need to copy pinned start menu from one user profile to another
Need to copy pinned start menu from one user profile to another Is this possible ? thanks
User Accounts and Family Safety
tile names/pin to start
In Windows8 I was able to rename the tiles I pinned to start. i.e.: I pinned all of my payment sites that I use to start, they appeared with random url titles so I changed them to reflect the name of the company & the due date. I can not seem to be...
Customization
Start Menu or Start Screen won’t close after clicking tile
Start Menu or Start Screen won’t close after clicking a tile of Windows 7 Games. I installed the Windows 7 Games on a Windows 10 machine. It works on the main (admin) account. It, however, has this glitch on a non-admin account, when opening one of...
Software and Apps
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:23.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums