Windows Thread, Remove NETLOGON folder in Technical; Has anyone removed the 'default user' folder in NETLOGON share before?
Does anyone know what the result of this would ...
15th February 2008, 11:14 AM #1
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Remove NETLOGON folder
Has anyone removed the 'default user' folder in NETLOGON share before?
Does anyone know what the result of this would be.
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15th February 2008, 11:22 AM #2
I don't have a default user folder in my NETLOGON share. What's contained within the folder?
15th February 2008, 11:26 AM #3
It's the first place windows looks when it creates a new profile, so it will copy the contents to the machine if it exists.
If you don't want it being used as a profile you can remove it or change security so that only certain groups can access it for example.
15th February 2008, 11:28 AM #4
You learn something new everyday, thanks DMcCoy
15th February 2008, 11:37 AM #5
I should say that this applies to the "Default User" Folder within netlogon. Do NOT delete the netlogon folder itself
15th February 2008, 11:41 AM #6
I agree, don't delete the NETLOGON share. Afterall, where would you place logon scripts and BGInfo (if you use it)?
15th February 2008, 11:48 AM #7
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Yea, don't worry wouldn't delete the share folder, just the 'default user' folder. I take it then if there is no 'default user' folder inside this share, it will use the 'default user' profile on the local machine.
Originally Posted by Michael
15th February 2008, 11:50 AM #8
Yes, that would make a lot of sense
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