Re: user profile and user accounts
First, you want to create another user account with Administrator
privileges. Make sure you create a strong password for this account. Log on
with this account once to make sure it is working properly. You always want
an Administrator account available in case you ever need it. This is the
account you will use to elevate a component while you are using the standard
Once you are sure the new administrator account is working properly, You can
then go into Control Panel/User Accounts and change your original
administrator account to a Standard User account.
"larry" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>i have been using my new laptop for quite some time with an administrator
> level user account... so it has all my settings, shortcuts, downloads etc.
> i've read that to protect my pc/system, i should be using a different user
> account with 'standard' permissions... however, i don't know how to copy
> profile of my administrator level profile into this new account.. and i
> want to have have to start from scratch with this 'standard' new account.
> anyone know how i can copy the other profile into this new account name?
> thanks for taking the time to help,