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rename old user profile and create a new one

rjef asked
Last Modified: 2015-02-27
i want to create a new (fresh)profile for a user on win7 because the current one is all messed up.  I trieded logging as another user then renameing the profile i want to re-create then login back in with the new profle name but it says something about not able to use profile using temp profile.
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