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Registered: ‎10-31-2009
Location: Hong Kong
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Where are the location profiles of access connections stored in harddisk?

Hi all,

 

I was using Windows XP on my T60. But recently it got some problem and I replaced the harddisk with Windows 7 installed.

 

My question is: how can I get back the Access Connections profiles?

 

Please note that:

  1. I have my old harddisk here, readable and have no problem reading any folders/files on it.
  2. I can boot back to my old Windows XP, but Access Connections cannot be loaded due to corruption of .NET framework. Solutions like launching Access Connections to export my old files may not be helpful...

However, I suspect there should be some files/registries AC used to store the profile internally, and I could probably dig back what I need from there.

 

Any hints please? Thanks~

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Registered: ‎10-31-2009
Location: Hong Kong
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Re: Where are the location profiles of access connections stored in harddisk?

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I finally located them  at the follow registry keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Lenovo\Access Connections\Locations

 

However, only importing this to my new Windows seems not to be enough.

 

Will further report if I have any progress.

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Registered: ‎11-28-2007
Location: North Carolina, USA
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Re: Where are the location profiles of access connections stored in harddisk?

Sorry, not going to work.  Access Connections for XP and AC for Win7 are two totally different animals and the formats of the profiles is handled totally different.

 

Using System MIgration Agent might be able to pull the info into Win7, but since you are just swapping drives, you would need to burn the migration file to DVD or use external drive/network drive.