|You've got it BACKWARDS - those are the files you DO NOT COPY !|
One or more of those files is corrupted, and is the reason you can't load your original User !
When you select multiple files and/or folders to copy at once, Windows stops copying when it encounters the first error.
How to copy data from a corrupted user profile to a new profile in Windows XP
"Press and hold down the CTRL key while you click each file and subfolder in this folder, except the following files:
Note the EXCEPT !
Don't move the mouse while clicking on each file or subfolder, otherwise Windows will make a copy of it in the same parent folder .
- click once on a blank area between the files and folders on the right side
- at the top of the window, select Edit - Select All
- hold down Crtl, click on the Ntuser... files one by one, to de-select those - let go of Ctrl
- place the cursor over the highlighted bar for any folder or file, RIGHT click, select Copy
It's a good idea to make sure your hard drive your Windows partition is on is not failing when you have a data corruption problem, BEFORE you attempt to fix the problem.
Check your hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostics.
See the latter part of response 1 in this:
(thanks to Dan Penny for this link:)
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities
If you don't have a floppy drive, you can get a CD image diagnostic utility from most hard drive manufacturer's web sites, but obviously you would need to make a burned CD, preferably a CD-R for best compatibilty, on another computer if you need to.
If the hard drive itself tests okay, any data problems found can be fixed, one way or another.