Personal Files restoration and Users in Vista
Posted on 2011-09-18
I had to rebuild a Vista system and, in preparation, saved a bunch of doc files, etc.
After the system was rebuilt, I started with a single login name "Sally" and copied the files that had come off the original computer into a folder:
So far so good.
Now I add a User "Tom".
But the system tells me that this User already exists and promptly shows Tom as a User!!!
Now I go to look for files under C;\Users that refer to Tom and don't see any!!
Well, there were "Tom" files included in the copy to Sally_Data so I have to figure that this is where the system found "Tom".
argggghhhh this is a brand new clean system and now it seems to be hopelessly confused already.
How to fix? Why does this happen?