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This almost worked

This almost worked flawlessly. :)
I think I have tried every method possible over the past few days. This one seemed to be the cleanest and most thorough. I got nearly all the way through and hit a snag. I am currently wiping my entire machine and beginning again (formatting partitions, fresh Win7 install, etc.)

So before I go through this exercise again, I have a few questions:

    In Step 2: ...Once the hive is loaded, navigate to the sub-key of "SW" to the following location: Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit

    Then what? I navigated there and stared for a few moments, but what do I do next? There is no instruction, so I moved on to the next step.

    In Step 3: locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SW\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and change %SystemDrive% of the record with the path of the new drive

    There is no "SOFTWARE" under the SW tree. There is one directly above SW. There is however the rest of the tree. More like this: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SW\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList I am guessing it was something that was not completed in the previous step?

    In FAQ:
    Q: Why didn't i use robocopy ?
    A: Unfortunately because of several issues with permissions and junction points i didn't have much luck with robocopy so decided to use xcopy which was also much easier to use

    But, unless I am missing something, we are using robocopy in this tutorial. What gives?

Thank you in advance for any assistance or recommendations. Great tutorial and format by the way. Most professional one that I found on the topic.


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