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To see the contents of ntuser.dat do start->run->regedit and expand the HKCU
branch. Be careful that you only look and do not touch.
The dat.log file is just that. It's a log of changes/access to that
particular registry hive.
Up to you if you really want to delete them. I don't think you'll like the
results though since that will sort of blow your user profile out of the
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
"newbie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In my C:\Documents and Settings, I have following two files which I cannot
> ntuser.dat DAT File
> ntuser.dat.LOG Text Document
> Every time I try to open these file it says ' The process cannot access
> file because it is being used by another process.'
> Please let me know what are these files and can I safely remove it from