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    Changing 2003 GP's to GP's 2008

    Is there an easy way of doing this?

    I've got a set of netbooks that are running of a 2008 server here at hogwarts but my DC is 2003.

    I've seen there are some convertors available, do they actually work or is it a case of me going through them all?!

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    Just found this which i didnt the first time round.. Download: ADMX Migrator - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

    guessing it will do the job, anything i need to know as a newbie?

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    I think this is just for custom ADM files, the settings themselves are seporate from the ADMs and so they will show up under the correct settings under a newer editor that uses admx.

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    Oh ok.

    Well ive booted my first Netbook onto the domain and its logged in nicely but obviously there are bits i need to sort out/lock down in windows 7.

    Start Menu hasnt redirected, and My docs is there but its surrounded by the "Libraries" so i've got some tidying to do. Gonna check the Geek but any guides anyone recommends?

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    How do you guys manage a mixed domain? It's currently only 20 netbooks on Windows 7...shall i just pop GPOs into that OU? When we are back in the juniors we'll have lots more win7 machines but i'll deal with that at the time.
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    Machines in a seporate OU and two user GPOs, one for XP and one for 7 then use WMI filters on the user GPOs so the right one applies when logging on to either system.

    Roaming Profiles in 2008 - how do you do it?
    Server 2008 upgrade

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    Thanks a lot for you help SYNACK!

    You lost me at WMI's but i'll get my head around it.
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