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SIDCHGU - Utility to Transfer User Profile
SIDCHGU (SIDCHGU64 on 64-bit Windows) 1.0c is a command-line utility to Transfer a User Profile from one user to another, for Windows 2019/2016/10/8.1/2012 R2/8/2012/7/2008 R2.
SIDCHGU64 [options]
  /FROMUSER: Username of profile to be moved. user or domain\user (or DC\user) or .\user
  /TOUSER: Username where profile is to be transfered. user or domain\user (or DC\user) or .\user
  /FROMPW: Optional: Login-password of FROM user. Needed to recover encrypted stored information
  /NOLOGINDISP: Don't set the username as Last login user shown in login screen
  /F: Omit confirmation
  /KEY: License key
  /SK: Store licence key in registry for later
 Following options are advanced (not for normal use):
  /ALLDIRS: Scan all directories for references to the user
  /FROMSID: User SID of profile to be changed. Raw mode: Be sure to enter correct value like S-1-5-21-...
  /TOSID: User SID where profile is to be transferred. Raw mode: Be sure to enter correct value like S-1-5-21-...
  /TOOBJECTGUID: Domain User objectGUID where profile is to be transferred. Raw mode: Be sure to enter correct value
Best usages:
 SIDCHGU64 /FROMUSER=fromusername /TOUSER=newusername /FROMPW
 SIDCHGU64 /FROMUSER=fromusername /TOUSER=newusername
 SIDCHGU64 /FROMUSER=fromdomain\fromusername /TOUSER=todomain\tousername /FROMPW=fromuser-loginpw
 SIDCHGU64 /FROMUSER=.\fromusername /TOUSER=todomain\tousername

Changing User Profile risks data loss and damaged user account and system. Do not interrupt User Profile change in process!

After User Profile Change, reboot is required before logging in to new account.

SIDCHGU determines from the username whether it is a local or domain account. It is also possible to specify domain\username or domaincontroller\username or .\username (for local account). SIDCHGU can transfer the user profile from domain account to domain account, also between different domains, between local accounts, or between local and domain account in both directions. SIDCHGU must be run from an account with local Administrator rights, which also has read access to the domain if the profile is to be changed between domain users. It cannot be run neither from the user account of the profile being moved nor from the target user account. After the operation, the FROM user account does not have a user profile any more. When logging in to FROM account, a new default user profile will be created for that account.

/FROMPW or /FROMPW=pw option allows to specify login password of FROM account. This is needed to preserve encrypted stored user information, for example Windows Action Center settings and encrypted files. Please note that EFS encrypted files cannot always be preserved. If it is necessary to preserve encrypted files, best to save the EFS certificate in advance, for example with rekeywiz-command. Following fixed passwords will also be checked, in case /FROMPW-option is not convenient. Be careful when using one of them, for safety keep the account disabled: SIDCHGU$4341 SIDCHGX@9149 SIDCHG#7216 .

Option /ALLDIRS lets SIDCHGU scan all directories on all fixed drives on the system for file-access for the user to be changed. The permissions will be adjusted to TO user if needed. Per default only selected directories are checked.

Raw mode will be used if /FROMSID= rsp /TOSID= is specified. In this case the specified username and SID will be used for the transfer, without SIDCHGU performing any checks whether the values correctly correspond to a user account. Raw mode can be used for FROM user, TO user or both. Use of raw mode is not recommened unless absolutely necessary, for example if no domain controller is available to verify a domain account to be moved from or to. /TOOBJECTGUID=TO user's domain objectGUID must be specified for domain accounts.

Please note that SIDCHGU does not change, create or delete any user account, it only transfers the user profile including user home directory. The local or domain accounts where the user profile is being moved from or to need to be created beforehand using system functions or other tools.

SIDCHGU is free to try for evaluation for 30 days maximum, but not free to use.
SIDCHGU/SIDCHGU64 license agreement
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