Creating New User Profile in XP Pro

  warthog01 10:34 25 Nov 2006
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I understand that creating a new user account can have significant effect on a system that's been slowing down for some time. I use AdAware/SpyBot & AVG so I don't think gremlins are causing my system to creep along. I'm trying to create a new user account per MS directions (copy all folders from current account except NTUser.dat, Ntuser.dat.log, and Ntuser.ini), but I've got two problems when I attempt to paste:

I don't have space on the hard drive for a complete profile paste and as I'm copying files, I get an error message that says I can't replce "phishing" as it is being used. When I OK this or close the window, of course, the copying process ceases.

Can anyone straighten me out?

Thanks

  johnnyrocker 10:46 25 Nov 2006

not too up on this but the word 'phishing' smacks of something needing investigating as the poss slow down of machine, will get a boost up anyway.


johnny.

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