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Issue with accessing old user account

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by JJ84, Jan 22, 2007.

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  1. JJ84

    JJ84 Thread Starter

    Jan 22, 2007
    Hey, I've been cleaning up my PC lately trying to organise everything etc, but I've come across a problemn:

    I had an install of windows on a drive which became unuseable as a primary after some major issues, I therefore deleted the instalation of windows and use it as a dump drive instead. However, one of the user accounts I created was one I protected for viewing/editing from any other source, I therefore have the problemn that I cannot delete or open said user account. I believe I have things in there that I would like to retrieve before I remove the rest, however of course I cannot see them thanks to not being able to view the contents via search or anything so I have delayed using KillBox to delete the whole file in the hope that perhapse there is some way of retrieving the info.

    I was wondering if perhapse there is a way to add the user account to my current windows install or something, I still know the password to it, but of course its not connected to anything for me to be able to use it.

    Can anyone help please?

    Many thanks in advance

  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
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