Moveuser.exe is incompatible with Windows Vista and is replaced by the new WMI functionality

The Windows Resource Kit tool Moveuser.exe is incompatible with Windows Vista. In earlier versions of Windows, Moveuser.exe is used to map an existing local user account profile to a new domain profile when a computer in a workgroup is joined to a domain. Alternatively the tool can also used to map an existing domain account […]

The Windows Resource Kit tool Moveuser.exe is incompatible with Windows Vista. In earlier versions of Windows, Moveuser.exe is used to map an existing local user account profile to a new domain profile when a computer in a workgroup is joined to a domain. Alternatively the tool can also used to map an existing domain account profile to another new domain account profile. However, you cannot use the Moveuser.exe tool to perform these tasks on a Windows Vista-based computer.

After you install the update that is described in this article, the User Profile Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider (Win32_UserProfile) is added in Windows Vista. This User Profile WMI provider replaces Moveuser.exe in Windows Vista. The new User Profile WMI provider can be used to map an existing local account profile to a new domain based account. It can also be used to map an existing domain-based account profile to a new domain-based account profile.

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