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Copy a profile on Windows 2012 R2

Yann Shukor
Yann Shukor asked
I want to disable the local administrator account on my W2012 R2 hosted server
I'd like to recover the profile and copy it to another user account
The "Copy To" button is greyed out
I tried using Enablers but nothing has worked so far
I tried copying or moving the profile using the Explorer but no files get transfered
Any ideas ?
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution Architect
Most Valuable Expert 2015
Top Expert 2015

Do you have User Account Control Enabled? I would also try taking Ownership of this profile and then moving it.

Distinguished Expert 2018
Copying profiles across accounts is simply not supported. There are too many items in the registry that reference the account or have permissions locked to that account. The copy to button has a specific purpose, but that's not the purpose.