Over the past few days, some of our users reported that they found the default user profile in Windows XP.
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On Windows XP, client profiles are stored in the C: Documents and Settings folder. In this directory, we will almost certainly see a folder for every smoker who logs into your computer.
How do I change the default user in Windows XP?
Click Start, Run, type CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 and click OK. Select a convenient account from the list (the one you want to log into immediately). Uncheck “Users must enter their new username and password to use this computer”and click OK. Enter the password for the user account and complete the process.
Every time a new user logs in (for the first time), Windows sets up the settings from the Play Profile User change (located inDocuments and Settings User Preferences) in the newly created user description. In other words, the default user profile is likea is the template Windows uses to initialize new profiles / connections.
After the first general login, the user changes the settings as needed. In my case, some of the options using options includeNext:
- Turn off Windows browsing often
- Disable tooltips
- Add / remove Quick Launch templates
- Background, display, and appearance settings, and See also Themes
- Internet Options – Settings on Advanced and Security tabs, SearchURL settings, TIF to really have 40MB.
- List of ZoneMap Domains for Restricted and Trust Sites
- Create desktop shortcuts as you explore different applications.
- Companion search (I would prefer to use classic search).
- Add or remove one of our desktop icons
- Prevent automatic activationaccelerate Windows Messenger (PreventAutoRun)
- and therefore to ……………..
Customizing the default user profile
Where is the default user profile located?
The user profile you configured is now in this default profile location (C: Users Default), so you can now use the utility to create a copy of it. Note. C: Users Default contains a custom creation profile.
If you want all settings to be common for every new user you use electronically, you need to set the above settings inThe template that is the user’s default profile. The easiest way is to create a user profile and customize it to suit your needs.Then delete all MRU settings (RUN, Search, etc.) and copy them to the default user profile.
NOTE. Before overwriting the default customer profile template, you must back up with the default user.Profile.
Where are user accounts Windows XP?
To easily manage Dieter accounts, go to the control panel and click on the world famous user accounts. The User Accounts window provides you with a great, easy-to-use interface.