2.0.2 SID problem?

Andy Bakun abakun at reac.com
Fri Feb 19 18:29:56 GMT 1999

In Control Panel | System | User Profiles, Adminstrator accounts have the ability to "copy" a profile.  Could this make it easier to do this,
rather than having to use regedt32?

Werner Gaubatz wrote:

> 1) copy all (more or less) useless NTUSER.DAT to a local NT machine:
> Ask all users to log in at that workstation. The profiles will be stored
> locally in c:\winnt\profiles\$USER\NTUSER.DAT
> 2) log in as administrator on this machine. Physically DISCONNECT the
> computer from the network. Otherwise regedt32 dumps core, when it tries
> to read the user names from SAMBA PDC. Now you just have to wait for a
> timeout and get a ignorable error message about a missing and incomplete
> user list :-)
> 3) user regedt32 to load a new structure from each NTUSER.DAT of all
> your users. For each structure delete the "unknown user" in the
> security information. Now add "everybody" with full permissions for
> the complete tree to each profile. Once this is finished, unload all
> structures and close regedt32.
> <snip>

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