User (Documents and Settings) error. Lost all documents and desktop

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by BurntToast, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. BurntToast

    BurntToast 2[H]4U

    Jun 14, 2003
    I have a problem with a computer. When I log on, the desktop is blank, only the shortcuts that where created for all users are visible. But every custom shortcut is gone.

    When I go into c:\Documents and Settings I see my user name "user" as well as another folder called "user.mycoimputername". And I happen to now log in as "user.mycomputername". But why is that? And how do I log in with the other user setting folder, I clearly see it in the Documents and Settings folder.

    A while back I believe I knew of the solution, but I cannot remember how to fix it.

    If anyone could help that would be great!