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    My bad, I guess I scrolled down too fast. I saw...

    My bad, I guess I scrolled down too fast. I saw the note Under Option Four and then clicked the link for Option Six which all users could use. That link brings you to Option Five and within the...
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    I know and that's why I think there's confusion...

    I know and that's why I think there's confusion in Windows. Here's a new copy of net user.

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    micke - the original user account folder name, actual User Name in the UI was Mickey...
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    User Accounts Just an FYI for anyone trying to do this with...

    Just an FYI for anyone trying to do this with more recent copy of Windows. I just tried to follow these instructions for Option Six and could not get to the Advanced Startup to open the command...
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    Thank you again, Denis, for your thoughts. Just...

    Thank you again, Denis, for your thoughts. Just to close things out because I like things tidy and I gather you do to, I'll respond to your suggestions as I think I must have said something...
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    User Accounts Thanks again. I can sign into the "bad"...

    Thanks again.

    I can sign into the "bad" account but there is at least one application with major problems as outlined in the thread I referenced previously and the Start Menu can't be accessed -...
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    Thanks for all your help, Denis. I think I'm all...

    Thanks for all your help, Denis. I think I'm all set right now.
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    User Accounts Thanks, I’ll give it a try. - - - Updated - -...

    Thanks, I’ll give it a try.

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    Thank you, this worked perfectly. I used the "Block" option.

    If in the future I decide to link this new user account I set up to the...
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    Denis - I just posted a question to Shawn in his...

    Denis - I just posted a question to Shawn in his tutorial here - https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/97556-allow-block-microsoft-accounts-windows-10-a.html#post2265808
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    User Accounts Shawn - Will blocking the MS Account in this...

    Shawn -
    Will blocking the MS Account in this manner still allow me to log into the MS Account via a browser and prevent the message telling me MS will set up Windows Hello on my computer? See the...
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    I did convert bad account to local and that's...

    I did convert bad account to local and that's what got me in a mess.

    I use Hello to log in with fingerprint but I can stop that if it helps.

    How can I sign into my MSAccount without linking...
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    Today was the first day I saw the critical error,...

    Today was the first day I saw the critical error, so I'm sure it's something I did yesterday. I did start to copy the files from the "bad" user to the new one, starting with the App Folder then I...
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    Things are getting weirder and weirder and my...

    Things are getting weirder and weirder and my posts are getting longer and longer. I'm attaching a document with the things you asked for but don't spend a lot of time on it but do let me know if...
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    Denis: Thanks for the long response. I'm much...

    Denis:
    Thanks for the long response. I'm much too tired to think all of this through tonight so I'll wait until tomorrow. Couple comments I can make, though.

    As far as I know, I followed the...
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    Denis: I changed the problem account to a local...

    Denis:
    I changed the problem account to a local account and also changed it's name so I don't get it confused. When I use Powershell to look at Useraccounts and SID's (wmic) I see the new account...
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    Well I gave it a try but no luck. Thanks for...

    Well I gave it a try but no luck. Thanks for trying. I changed from Admin to Standard then back again 6 times each (total of 12 changes) and I rebooted each time. Problems still occur and it took...
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    I'll give it a try. The test account is one I...

    I'll give it a try. The test account is one I had set up previously but never use and it is already an Admin account so I assume I can just proceed with step 2. I won't do this for a while in case...
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    Problems with Adobe Lightroom appear to be from corrupted User Account

    I have been experiencing some weird things in Adobe Lightroom and have been troubleshooting over the last couple of days. So far the only thing that has resolved the issues is logging in with a...
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    MS Solitaire Collection Freezes when ad appears

    On my laptop (Dell XPS 15 9570)(Windows 10 Home Version 10.0.19042 Build 19042) the Microsoft Solitaire Collection keeps freezing when the ad appears. I do not have the paid version. The ad...
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    Customization Update: I had to uninstall Dropbox and the...

    Update: I had to uninstall Dropbox and the reinstall it to make the syncing work again but all else seems fine.

    Today I was setting up some other files to automatically sync using some new (new...
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    Customization When I check on the full name and name for the...

    When I check on the full name and name for the user account, I see the true Microsoft Account name is the full name and "micke" is the name. In the UI I don't see "micke" anywhere (yet anyway). In...
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    Customization I don't recall ever changing it to the 5 letters....

    I don't recall ever changing it to the 5 letters. The user profile folder has always been "drsto" until the last few days when I tried to change everything to the full word, Mickey. I only saw...
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    Customization I'm working on making the manual changes now. ...

    I'm working on making the manual changes now. For my own education, why is it that the registry is using "micke" but Explorer is using "Mickey". I had expected after all this to have consistency.
    ...
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    Customization Okay, ran all the *.bat files and registry looks...

    Okay, ran all the *.bat files and registry looks better but all references to AppData still point to "drsto". Is there any way to get those updated?
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    I guess I should have run those .bat...
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    Customization OK. Ran .bat file as instructed and changed the...

    OK. Ran .bat file as instructed and changed the location of desktop in registry. Desktop seems to be back to normal (THANK YOU!!!). I still have all these references to the drsto user folder that...
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    Customization I'll give this a try now. But shouldn't I be...

    I'll give this a try now. But shouldn't I be changing it to C:\Users\Mickey\Desktop rather than C:\Users\Desktop?

    I assume that I'll also need to resolve all the instances where "drsto" is shown...
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