Outlook Fails to open

We needed to change a users profile folder name from C:\Users\owner to C:\Users\John Smith
then made a change in the registry in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Profilelist\ProfileSId and changed value ProfileImagepath to John Smith
When user went to logon everything seemed fine except when opening Outlook it failed to start because the user profile name had changed.
I was going to make a new Outlook profile for the user when I just found out (should of checked before) he has 4 other email accounts attached to Outlook besides the company exhcange and he is complaining about finding the passwords for each mail account
Is there a way to get outlook to open without having to create a new outlook profile?
Or reattach these accounts to a new profile without authentication?

thanks
electricdadAsked:
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apache09Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Change the User Profile Folder Name Back to Owner

There a few reasons for this

Not only would you have affected they way his outlook functions

But all the permissions on the computer for him will be under Owner, not john smith

Once back to normal, open his email.
Back everything up to PST.
(Save the PSTs in an easily accessible location, such as C:\temp

Then create the new profile, and use Windows Easy Transfer to Migrate All The User Accounts, Documents, Settings, Email ect ect to the New Profile John Smith

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-NZ/windows7/products/features/windows-easy-transfer

Once all the settings copied over logon as John Smith
Check his Email
See whats copied Over.

Then to get any of the email back into his new Outlook
Simply open the PSTs

You can choose to simply leave the PSTs open and attached for better mail management
Or you can copy the Emails out of the PSts back into his mailbox(s)
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Ram BalachandranCommented:
You can try outlook repair option if you are using outlook 2010 or 2013
http://www.outlook-apps.com/detect-repair-outlook-2010/

http://www.emailaddressmanager.com/outlook/repair.html


If this option is not working you might need to do this manually
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
You can simply find the passwords for his other accounts: http://nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html

I've used Nirsoft's utility for years, cause most of my clients don't remember their mail pw :)

HTH,
Dan
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electricdadAuthor Commented:
Thanks Apache09
I am thinking that you have the solution to what I need to do here. I would try the repair, but I don't trust it in this situation.
Thanks everyone.
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electricdadAuthor Commented:
That did it
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