Windows Vista Thread, Vista Renames Server 2003 home folders in Technical; Hello
We have Windows 2003 Servers and Some Vista Clients. When I use my Vista client to browse all our ...
17th January 2008, 11:42 AM #1
17th January 2008, 01:12 PM #2
I had this same problem, see my thread here: http://www.edugeek.net/forums/showthread.php?t=9246
I never did try the solutions I just got rid of the vista machines but you should give it a go
*Edit* Sorry I didn't read the entire post and it appears you have already tried the solutions provided.
Last edited by Scruff; 17th January 2008 at 01:14 PM.
17th January 2008, 01:16 PM #3
This is a Vista 'feature'. It's working as intended, and there's no way to stop Vista from doing this.
17th January 2008, 01:35 PM #4
And i'm sure there is a very good reason for it, shame I can't think what it is...
17th January 2008, 03:05 PM #5
Recursively delete all the desktop.ini files, it will reveal the names again
will also speed up browsing the folders list loads
29th January 2008, 11:09 AM #6
- Rep Power
Thanks everyone... found a solution in the end... I used a logon script that fixed the problem
29th January 2008, 12:42 PM #7
Care to share the script or where you got it from? thanks!
Originally Posted by MACLURE-E
29th January 2008, 01:16 PM #8
Yes, please reveal the script as I feel when my latest batch of laptops arrive I may have similar issues...
29th January 2008, 06:37 PM #9
I don't understand what the 'purpose' of this Vista feature is. It doesn't look like a great idea from where I'm sitting.
Does anyone know why this happens? It must make administering folders an absolute nightmare
29th January 2008, 07:52 PM #10
The would be handy for the wiki...
29th January 2008, 07:57 PM #11
Don't worry, some of us are still trying to understand the purpose of Vista itself
Originally Posted by Michael
29th January 2008, 07:59 PM #12
Im turning to opensource, Vista is for me either.
31st January 2008, 02:20 PM #13
Hey just found this http://vistavitals.blogspot.com/2007...sers-home.html as i am looking into why my new vista laptop isn't red-directing the home at all!!
thought it might be useful
27th January 2009, 08:04 PM #14
If you have 2003 R2 or 2008, just set up a file screen to block desktop.ini from being written to the volume your staff/student shares are on
Thanks to Oops_my_bad from:
k-strider (27th January 2009)
27th January 2009, 08:31 PM #15
Oops_my_bad nice outside of the box thinking there :-)
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