Regaining access to my local folder

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by 04, Jul 16, 2003.

  1. 04

    04 Guest

    I am running Windows XP Professional.

    I recently reformatted my computer. After I formatted, I choose a user name, but later renamed it using computer management. However, for some reason, the system did not decide to transfer my documents and settings over to this rename. I was under the impression that it would automatically change everything over. It did not. I go into the properties of my documents and settings folder, and then the security tab and sure enough, it says I am the owner of the object...

    How can I go about making the old name's personal information mine again? Thanks.
  2. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

    Mar 14, 2000
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    Vancouver, BC, CANADA
    Uh just copy the information from the Documents and Settings into the new user account?
  3. 04

    04 Guest

    I don't have a new folder though... Ill try making one though :o
  4. 04

    04 Guest

    Well, apparantly, my folder IS the old one, but its still named the old name, and my documents doesnt appear for me anymore :(

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