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XP Pro Documents and Settings help

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mmannion, Mar 19, 2005.

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  1. mmannion

    mmannion Thread Starter

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    Hello - I'm running Windows XP Pro on a Dell with 384MB, 866MHz. My problem is I have multiple user accounts created. My own account is an administrator account. When I choose Start -> All Programs what shows does not reflect what's in my c:\Documents and Settings\Mike\Start Menu\Programs. Instead it appears to be using a combination of c:\Documents and Settings\All Users and c:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs.

    I've also noticed that my default "explore" starting folder is c:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs. This seems to be the only account affected by this.

    Does anyone know how to re-point this all to c:\Documents and Settings\Mike...

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Dan O

    Dan O

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    The user profile may have become corrupted, which can be deleted and Windows will automatically recreate it. To delete it depress the Windows key and click the Break key. Select the Advance tab and follow the menu options.
     
  3. mmannion

    mmannion Thread Starter

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    Unfortunately from this account and the default Administrator account, the "delete" of this user profile is not an option. The button is grayed out?
     
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