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I went to system preferences and changed my username, now my documents and all my settings are gone, I tried to switch back to my old username and got nothing, can anyone help me on what to do in order to get back my old settings and files?? Thanks!
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This will help you. Others have done the same thing! Credit to MacHeadCase.

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