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    Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Hi,

    I've just been setting up a machine ready for "ghosting" and have run into the following problem that I have never had before.

    We are using Mandatory profile for pupils, and when I log in to these machines as a test user, a dialog box appears for a few seconds displaying "Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6" this appears now for all users logging into these machines, I changed the Mandatory to a normal profile and logged in as an administrator (using that profile) temporaily just to see if it would sort out problems but it doesn't appear to have.

    Does anybody know how to stop this message from coming up on logon? I've tried uninstalling Outlook Express but the box still appears.

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    Matt

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Your mandatory profile needs updating, recreate your profile from a user that has had the personalised settings setup.

    That should sort it I think?

    I think this happens when new updates for outlook and ie etc are installed on the machine, I could be wrong!

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Thanks, I will give that ago tommorrow then. If that was the case then, wouldn't turning the Mandatory Profile into a normal profile, logging in as a user with full write permissions then change back to a Mandatory profile solve the problem?

    Cheers,

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Is your Mandatory profile stored on your server? If so you need to update it, where ever it is stored.

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Yeah it's on the server. Which is where I made the changes to the ntuser.man to ntuser.dat

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    OK,

    I've created a new profile and tweaked it to how I want it, I've copied this back onto the server and setup the correct permissions and made it mandatory, but still a user logs onto the computers a little popup window appears in the top left hand corner saying "Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6"

    This is really annoying me now and never use to appear! Anybody got any other ideas how I can blitz it? We don't even use Outlook Express 6 but uninstalling it didn't seem to make any difference!!!


    HELP!

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    I have a feeling this is all to do with Windows updates as I have found the same situation occurring recently. Seems to settle down and not happen again once the profile is accepted by the particular workstation.

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    I use local profiles, try applying your updated profile to one workstation local profile as a test, to see if it still does this.

    Try this link which tells you have to setup a default user profile.

    I have noticed this problem and gonna have ago at getting rid of it tmw by updating my local profiles. I'll let you know if it still does it.

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    OK, I have searched High and Low over the web for answers to this problem and have failed... until now.. I think!

    The problem seems to occur following on from a Windows Security update, there is a patch that is suppose to fix the problem on the microsoft website, but I've applied it and it still comes up with this annoying little box!

    Anyway, after many hours hunting around I found this
    http://support.microsoft.com/default...;EN-US;q238441

    I'm away all next week so won't be able to try it out, but looks like it might do the trick (I know it's written for IE5, but hoping it's the same!)

    Cheers,

    Matt

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    Re: Personalised Settings - Microsoft Outlook Express 6

    Just tried updating a profile, and it still brings up the settings box, its not really a big problem so gonna leave it be.

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