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Unable to add a user

Posted on 2006-07-18
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When trying to add an adminstrator user (myself) I get the following error at the end of the set-up:

The wizard could not successfully configure this user account. The following could not be completed.
 - A home folder could not be created for this user.
 - Quota information could not be set.

Any ideas why this may be happening?

Thanks!
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Question by:dijon316
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by:vico1
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Make sure that the hard drive containing The user folder is not read only or Full.
That what it sounds like to me.

Ray
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by:dijon316
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I am not sure how to go about checking if a drive is read only. I checked the permissions for admin and it is read/write.

The drive has plenty of space on it since nothing has been added to it. It is a new system.

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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
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by:dijon316
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That was the ticket! Thanks!
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