Remove Computer from Domain and Save User Profile

I have a computer running Windows 7 which was part of a domain.  The computer is no longer part of the domain but the domain settings show it as still being part of that domain.  I want to remove the domain without losing the user profile.
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innovatorengineerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I would recommend just copying the necessary items and not the entire profile.  If the entire profile is copied, settings that pertain to the domain environment will still be in the profile.  

By copying just the documents, pics, pst files,..... you are assured of having a profile that is a true non domain profile.

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vnicolaeCommented:
Once you change the computer's config from domain to workgroup, create a new local user.

Log on as that user. A new profile will be created.
Log off and log on as the local administrator.
Copy the profile of the domain user over the one of the local user.

voila!
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