Cannot copy ntuser:

  nick_j007 08:43 27 Jul 2004

Cannot copy ntuser:

When trying to copy details over from my C drive to another free drive which I believe to be more stable on my laptop I get the message:
Cannot copy ntuser: currently being used by another programme or person. Please close and try again.

No other prog's open, and no other users on this PC.

Any solutions/ideas please?

Regards, Nick

  The Dark Sage 11:10 27 Jul 2004

of the user that you are logged in as.

Log in as another user and you should be fine.

  nick_j007 12:10 27 Jul 2004

So, if not logged in as an administrator I can still do the copy over ok?

thank you,


  The Dark Sage 15:22 29 Jul 2004

that it would be better to do the copy as another account with admin rights, even if you have to make a temporary one

  nick_j007 15:49 29 Jul 2004


I shall do that then :-)


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