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Anonymous
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May 2, 2005 1:42:02 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)

I am trying to copy a profile with Computer Administrator level.

I have created 2 extra Computer Administrator profiles. One to copy the
original profile to and one to log in to to actual do the copy process.

I have followed the instructions elsewhere on this Newsgroup and all goes
well until I get the error message:

"Failed to set Security on the Destination Profile. Error - Access is denied"

I have tried removing any passwords from all three profile log ins.

I have tried copying limited user profiles with no problem.

Anyone any thoughts?

Thanks
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
June 15, 2005 7:40:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)

Had same problem - fixed by taking ownership of profile and resetting
security.
(when logged in as another admin - couldn't see administrator profile - then
fixed it)
Graham

"binks" <binks@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:EA2A6AE4-AC26-4B4D-850E-B402A7A1454E@microsoft.com...
> I am trying to copy a profile with Computer Administrator level.
>
> I have created 2 extra Computer Administrator profiles. One to copy the
> original profile to and one to log in to to actual do the copy process.
>
> I have followed the instructions elsewhere on this Newsgroup and all goes
> well until I get the error message:
>
> "Failed to set Security on the Destination Profile. Error - Access is
denied"
>
> I have tried removing any passwords from all three profile log ins.
>
> I have tried copying limited user profiles with no problem.
>
> Anyone any thoughts?
>
> Thanks
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
June 15, 2005 7:40:02 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)

Forgive me. I'm not sure exactly what you mean by "taking ownership of
profile and resetting security".

"Graham Prentice" wrote:

> Had same problem - fixed by taking ownership of profile and resetting
> security.
> (when logged in as another admin - couldn't see administrator profile - then
> fixed it)
> Graham
>
> "binks" <binks@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:EA2A6AE4-AC26-4B4D-850E-B402A7A1454E@microsoft.com...
> > I am trying to copy a profile with Computer Administrator level.
> >
> > I have created 2 extra Computer Administrator profiles. One to copy the
> > original profile to and one to log in to to actual do the copy process.
> >
> > I have followed the instructions elsewhere on this Newsgroup and all goes
> > well until I get the error message:
> >
> > "Failed to set Security on the Destination Profile. Error - Access is
> denied"
> >
> > I have tried removing any passwords from all three profile log ins.
> >
> > I have tried copying limited user profiles with no problem.
> >
> > Anyone any thoughts?
> >
> > Thanks
>
>
>
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
June 22, 2005 6:11:48 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)

binks wrote:
> I am trying to copy a profile with Computer Administrator level.
>
> I have created 2 extra Computer Administrator profiles. One to copy
> the original profile to and one to log in to to actual do the copy
> process.
>
> I have followed the instructions elsewhere on this Newsgroup and all
> goes well until I get the error message:
>
> "Failed to set Security on the Destination Profile. Error - Access
> is denied"
>
> I have tried removing any passwords from all three profile log ins.
>
> I have tried copying limited user profiles with no problem.
>
> Anyone any thoughts?

Try rebooting the system, logging in as a user not-involved in the profile
copying (but with admin rights) and then copy the profile.

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Shenan Stanley
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