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  1.    02 Apr 2016 #1

    HELP move user folder windows 10

    Sorry fo not providing more info , i have added to the reply below..

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    Last edited by Dave Weller; 09 Apr 2016 at 03:17. Reason: added more info so can you help please
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       02 Apr 2016 #2

    Dave Weller said: View Post
    followed how to move user folder windows 10, failed to move the floder to new location,

    the process happened on creen as per tutoarial but folers remained on the c drive where they were before

    can you help please


    Sorry, but you aren't giving the information necessary for us to help you.
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  3. Kari's Avatar
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       02 Apr 2016 #3

    Dave Weller said: View Post
    can you help please
    If the tutorial you followed is this, then please answer the following questions:

    • What edition of Windows 10 you have (Home, Pro, Education, Enterprise)?
    • What bit version (32 bit or 64 bit Windows) you have?
    • Where and how you got your Windows 10 install media?
    • To which partition or drive you are trying to move the Users folder?

    In addition, please post the C:\Windows\System32\Sysprep\Panther\Setupact.log file here, as well as the answer file you used (the relocate.xml file). Copy the text from the files mentioned and paste in your next post.

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  4.    08 Apr 2016 #4

    had onther go today

    Hi Kari,

    Ok the story so far.

    1. 1.Windows home 64 bit

    1. Media download from your link to include an uncompressed install.wim file windows 10

    1. User partition created and empty drive letter U: the only file on there is the relocate.xml file.

    Followed all commands and instructions to activate admin, deactivate my local account ready for the move.

    All goes well till the system reboots then I am locked out, the only way back in is a back up image.

    Have tried a mounted windows10 iso file which mounts fine.

    Have also tried a usb stick made by rufus of the same windows 10 image.

    The laptop is a lenovo yoga 500,

    Secure boot is off so it will boot from usb, problem is it starts the setup from the beginning, if I proceed to repair and command prompt I end up at


    When I restore my original back up the user folders have been moved to the new blank USER U: partition so part of the process has worked, I just donít get to set u a dummy user stage,

    Cant give you the log file as I have put image back on now and await any extra info I may need to complete this task.

    and yes to the process i followed

    Users Folder - Move Location in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums


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