How to Upgrade Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition Profiles to Windows XP...
guide describes how to upgrade a Microsoft Microsoft
Windows 98-based, or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition-based
client that has user profiles to a Microsoft Windows
following steps enable the Windows 98 and Windows Millennium
Edition (Me) profiles to be retained throughout the
best method to retain the profiles is to join the domain
during the upgrade installation process.
Otherwise, you must use a workaround method to transfer
the profile information over to the Windows XP profile.
the upgrade installation process, at the networking
section, the administrator is offered the choice to
join a domain or a workgroup.
If you join the domain at this juncture, you ensure
that all the existing profiles are migrated successfully
to the Windows XP-based installation.
you did not join the computer to the domain during the
upgrade process, you must use the following workaround
Join the upgraded computer to the target domain.
applicable users must log on and log off (which generates
the appropriate Application Data folder from the Windows
95, Windows 98, and Windows Me profiles to the newly
created user profiles.
on Jul 03, 2010 | PC Desktops