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Log on as myself question

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by sportsaholic, Aug 2, 2009.

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  1. sportsaholic

    sportsaholic Banned Thread Starter

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    I am currently logged on to my win 7 machine as an admin with a PW. What I would like to do is logon using my own name without a password with the same exact desktop as the admin. How would I go about doing this? ;)

    thx
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Create a new account with the desired name, and then copy the Admin's profile over to the new account.

    (Start > Run: sysdm.cpl and go to Advanced, User Profiles.)
     
  3. TheOutcaste

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    Also, you'll need to use a third account to do the copying from, as you can't be logged into the source or destination account. You can enable and use the Built-in Administrator account (assuming that's not the account you are using now) or create a temp account.
     
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