Re: Former User Account
When I tested this out, it gave me an error message after I created the
user, but worked fine after I stopped the restore process and restarted it.
"Jimmy Brush" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Just type in owner for the user name. The part before the slash doesn't
> However, note that those files will then belong to the new owner user. It
> would probably be easiest to use the owner user thereafter as your primary
> user account.
> - JB
> "Richard McVey"
>> After my computer froze up I retured it to its original factory settings.
>> also upgraded at this time to Windows Vista Service Pack 1. I then set up
>> user account and attempted to restore the files and settings I backed up
>> an external hard drive. In attemting to restore my files I get this
>> " The files you are retoring have security permissions for a user account
>> which could not be found on this computer. " Essentially, I then get a
>> which sends me back to the area where I can create a user account that
>> matches the user account I had before I rest the computer to the factory
>> settings. The problem I have is that the original user I had was like
>> JohnDoe123\owner. When I tried to make an exact duplicate I get an error
>> message that tells me I cannot use various characters to include the \.
>> I am stuck. I can not retrieve my files. Any help?