Copy User profile from domain to workgroup

Posted on 2012-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-10-25
We are moving from a 2003 server with a domain to a 2008 server with a workgroup.     Is there an easy way of copying the domain user profile for use when we switch to a workgroup environment?  Workstations are all Windows 7 pro.
Question by:orthoschedule
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    I think a 3rd party utility can help you here:

    The program is called User Profile Wizard:

    There are 3 different editions available based on if this is personal or business.  Of course I have not tried this product so use at your own risk.
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    You should be able to use the USMT tool from MS to perform your request.

    User State Migration Tool 3.0

    Windows User State Migration Tool (USMT) Version 3.0.1

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    Can't believe there isn't a built in solution in Win 7.  I will try the USMT.  Hopefully it will be what I need.
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    I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

    Accepted answer: 500 points for l33tf0b's comment #a38422516

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    This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.

    Author Closing Comment

    Ended up using Windows easy tranfer.  Worked well except for Outlook.

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