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How to transfer data from old user to the new user?

  1. #1

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    windows 8.1

    How to transfer data from old user to the new user?

    On the same computer. Thanks to microsoft's shitty "online syncing" they managed to trick me into putting my actual name for the directory in C:/users etc. I want to change this, but apparently the only way is to create a completely new account on my computer. How can I create a duplicate with all the same settings? Thanks.

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    Windows 8 Pro

    You could login as your current user then run Windows Easy Transfer , backup your current files and settings by selecting 'This is my old PC' , log in as your new user then copy it all back again using the same method by choosing 'This is my New PC'.

    this SHOULD copy everything from one account to another as well as between PCs.
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