Windows 10: Can one copy a Start tile configuration to another user?

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

    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

    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


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