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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-09-22 #140

    You can copy over any individual files you want, but everything else will have to be set up again.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 64bit
       2016-09-22 #141

    Okay, so I copied everything from the old user to the new user, and I got everything back! Thank you so much, you're the real MVP mate :-)
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-09-22 #142

    That's great news bruselius.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7/8/10
       2016-10-19 #143

    Hopefully you can help me out with this issue - I tried to upgrade to Windows 10 from Win8 but the upgrade didn't work. Now, when the PC boots up it gives me the temp profile, and every time I try to upgrade it fails. I followed the directions you outlined in the first post but every time I reboot the PC it just goes back to the temp profile.

    Any suggestions?
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-10-19 #144

    Hello starwarsgeek, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Which user profile folder is supposed to be the correct one?

    Next, post a screenshot showing your registry like under step 4 to see what we may be able to do.

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  6. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7/8/10
       2016-10-19 #145

    Thanks. I've attached the screenshots of both the regular profile and the .bak one. The C:\users\StarWarsGeek is the profile that I want to load. But no matter how many times I delete them they keep coming back the same way.

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    OK so there we go... the .bak profile is the one that I want to load but like I said, it won't load no matter how many times I delete them as per the instructions in the beginning.
    Last edited by Brink; 2016-10-19 at 17:52. Reason: merged posts
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-10-19 #146

    If you haven't already:

    1) Change the 1001 key to have the correct path.

    2) Delete the 1001.bak key.

    3) Restart computer to see if correct profile loads.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7/8/10
       2016-10-19 #147

    Nope, same result. I've deleted one profile and left the good one, but it adds the TEMP profile back in. I've now edited the TEMP profile to point to the correct one, but it just changed it back. What's next?
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  9. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7/8/10
       2016-10-19 #148

    OK it looks like it changed the path to C:\Users\StarWarsGeek.Desktop.000 instead of TEMP
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,413
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-10-19 #149

    Is that profile path working for you?
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