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    Changing the path of my documents to a users home drive

    I was just wondering if anyone had any idea on how to change the path of my documents from c:\documents and settings\hig\my documents to a users home drive on the server.

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    Pretty sure its done through group policy under one of the folder re direction policies

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    Can also be done manually - right click on my docs, properties, then change the target.

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    And also in the registry, under HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Exp lorer\UserShellFolders.

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    Hi there,

    Can you elaborate a little more on what you want to achieve? I.e. is this for just one user, or for a collection of users moving forward or?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    Pretty sure its done through group policy under one of the folder re direction policies

    User Configuration
    Windows Settings
    Folder Redirection

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    We do it in 2 locations.
    1) Under user profile settings in Active Directory, we set home dir to map h: to their network share. (this sets up permissions as well)

    2) Under GPO folder redirection, redirect to h:.

    Hope this helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmcdermott View Post
    We do it in 2 locations.
    1) Under user profile settings in Active Directory, we set home dir to map h: to their network share. (this sets up permissions as well)

    2) Under GPO folder redirection, redirect to h:.

    Hope this helps.
    Same as us.

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