Linking files in Docs & Settings to user profile

  Stymied 08:21 30 Jun 2010

I'm hoping someone will be able to tell me whether there is a way to link the files in C drive (Documents and Settings) with My Documents in the user profile?

About 10 days ago, I inadvertently created a fresh profile for my existing user profile and so, when I log in, My Documents holds what you find in a basic new profile setting.

However, the files are still in Documents and Settings on the C Drive and accessible there.

I seem to have broken the link between them so that my user profile is not looking to the C drive for the contents of My Documents.

Once before, when Outlook corrupted an earlier profile, I was able to follow Microsoft's guide to transferring files from one profile to another.

But this time it's not a case of transferring to a different profile.

(Or should I create yet another profile for myself?)

Afterthought: Actually there was one snag when I transferred what was in Docs& Settings because the Favorites, my Outlook stuff, as well as my changes to Windows settings didn't 'migrate' so I'd also like to know how to avoid that, if it's possible.

Thank you!

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