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    Server 2008 R2 Group policy - hiding Documents folder

    Hi all,

    We have Server 2008 R2 with windows 7 clients.

    Every user has their own mapped home drive through AD. e.g. H

    At the moment that is in sync with their documents folder, I want to hide the documents folder so the only place they will have available to save to is H Drive.

    Any advice?

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    Any ideas?

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    just use folder redirection so my docs IS the h drive

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    I did have this setup......
    but in \\server1\user.data where the users home directories are stored.

    It has created a load of My Documents folders ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by flashsnaps View Post
    I did have this setup......
    but in \\server1\user.data where the users home directories are stored.

    It has created a load of My Documents folders ?
    with windows 7 they will show as my docs but they are fred\jane etc

    to stop this redirect to \\server\share$\username\documents
    \\server\share$\username\pics
    \\server\share$\username\favorites . . .

    win7 creates a file desktop.ini that makes folders look like they are called my docs but its just a trick they are still called what they are called (theres lots of threads on here about it)

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    Or just add the "filename" attribute to the explorer view.

    That should show the real usernames.

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    Thanks,

    I saw this comment from Michael "Navigate to the folder where your home directories are located. Right click in the column 'Size' > 'More...'"

    I cannot see how to change this?

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    like this
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    Thanks for that sted, I have already chosen that option....

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    Don't worry I got it! Thanks for your help. Much appreciated.

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