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    Posted: 23 Nov 2007 at 4:36pm

I mistakenly removed myself from a domain and put myself in a workgroup. Now, my user profile reads "Account Unknown". I am no longer able to rejoin the domain. I do have admin account and rights.

Would I be able to migrate the old user profile using this Profile Wizard?
 
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  Quote Support Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Nov 2007 at 8:29am
Hi Juan,

Yes you can migrate the old profile using User Profile Wizard. But why can't you rejoin the domain?
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  Quote juan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Nov 2007 at 3:49pm

The company I was working for folded, there is no more domain (or IT dept for that matter) to be found. So, my mistake in thnking I was 'cleaning up' my thinkpad. Dumb, dumb mistake, but it seems irreversable, now that the profile I was using says "account unknown".

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  Quote juan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Nov 2007 at 5:20am
well, it worked like a charm. even though the user account was unknown, the wizard saw it and migrated the settings to another account not on the domain.  so I can log on and see and use all my old settings.
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