Thanks for your post.
If the account that you are trying to copy is currently logged on, the Copy
To button in the User Profiles dialog box will be unavailable. When you try
to copy the current user profile to a new local user account, you cannot
copy a user profile while you are logged on as that user. This behavior is
To resolve this issue, verify that the user account is not logged on before
you try to copy its profile. If you are currently logged on as this user,
log off, log on again by using a different user account, and then copy the
profile. If you are not logged on as the user account that you are trying
to copy, that account may be logged on in a different session (using Fast
User Switching). To force that account to be logged off, start Task
Manager, click the Users tab, click the user account, and then click Logoff
To work around this behavior, you can also create a user who has
administrative privileges, log on as that user, and then copy the profile
of the first user.
I hope this helps.
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