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Moving user data to a new profile in Windows 7 and XP

Hello experts,

In a Windows workgroup member PC, how to move all user data including desktop, my documetns, favorites, outlook pst files, outlook email account settings... to the new user profile after joining a domain? Is there any easy way to do so instead of copying and moving and assigning privileges for those one by one?
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Muhajreen
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Cesar AracenaPHP EnthusiastCommented:
With the Windows XP PC you can use the MoveUser.exe application to migrate each profile into the server. With Windows Vista and 7 MoveUser.exe was replaced by the Win32_UserProfile WMI functionality

You can find more information here:
- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457090.aspx
- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/930955
- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560750(WS.10).aspx
- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749015(WS.10).aspx
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guru-patilCommented:
hi

 Do one think that just profile rename as a domain alias.
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Cesar AracenaPHP EnthusiastCommented:
Just renaming your current user's folders is not adviced. There are several problems involved with the registry and also local access. That's why these tools exists.
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MuhajreenAuthor Commented:
Thank you. Yes I know that renaming the folder will not work, that's why I have posted here.
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