move local user profile, files, and programs to domain profile


I need to join computers to a new domain from a workgroup. The users have been using the computers for about a year. Mix of Windows 7 and 10.

How can I move not only their files (it's not much so copy and paste would do) but also programs with all of their default settings? I need, if possible, for their new domain accounts on the PC to look just like their local accounts did.

Thanks for the help.
king daddyAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Microsoft has a TechNet article for moving a local Windows Profile to a Domain. I think this is what you are looking for.
king daddyAuthor Commented:
Thanks John. I saw that earlier but got spooked by the last comment. I found some other resources detailing USMT but again the comments spooked me.
Thanks again
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Use ProfWiz. USMT is mainly for OS upgrades

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
By far the easiest tool is the one Shaun recommends - give it a try.  VERY easy.  Works 95% of the time.
king daddyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Shaun, and Lee for seconding Shaun. I looked it over and it is exactly what I am looking for.
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