Guest - File assocations



Duke Carey
07-09-2005, 11:29 PM
XP Pro - all security patches& Service Packs applied

How do I change file assocations for Guest?

My wife has gotten into the habit of using the guest account & now has a
bunch of data files and emails under Guest. I've just learned that she
can't open pdf files and jpg files from her email, or anywhere else, and I
cannot seem to associate files with the existing Acrobat Reader or photo
viewer. I cannot change any file associations, not just these.

Outside of movng a bunch of files to a new user account, what options do I
have?

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-09-2005, 11:30 PM
Hi,

Create an account for her, then copy the data from the guest account to it.

How to Copy User Data to a New User Profile
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=811151

Note that one step not listed in the article is that after creating the
destination profile you must log into it once first to create the necessary
file structure before you do the copy procedure.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Duke Carey" <duke_No_Junk_carey_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> XP Pro - all security patches& Service Packs applied
>
> How do I change file assocations for Guest?
>
> My wife has gotten into the habit of using the guest account & now has a
> bunch of data files and emails under Guest. I've just learned that she
> can't open pdf files and jpg files from her email, or anywhere else, and I
> cannot seem to associate files with the existing Acrobat Reader or photo
> viewer. I cannot change any file associations, not just these.
>
> Outside of movng a bunch of files to a new user account, what options do I
> have?
>


Guest - File assocations