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Best way to migrate profiles from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012 (both Remote Desktop Servers)?

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Currently I have a Windows Server 2008R2 (Standard) Remote Desktop Server with about 50 users. I've just finished setting up a Windows Server 2012R2 (Standard) Remote Desktop Server and I'm trying to figure out the best way to copy all the user profiles across (i.e. C:\Users)?

Or is it better to login to as each user to create new profiles & then robocopy their desktop, document, etc. folders??

I assume simply copying the entire C:\Users directory is a bad idea as it's connected with the Windows Registry and the machines are running.

They are both on the same domain & subnet, and I have domain & local administrator access. They are also both on the same 2012R2 Hyper V server so copying files between them should be quick.
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