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Coming from Windows XP to Windows 7 having ignored Vista. Active Directory running on Windows 2003. My Documents redirected by group policy to network share.

Main problem - my documents disappeared when logging onto Windows 7. The policy is setting as SET shows:

HOMEDRIVE=O:
HOMEPATH=\
HOMESHARE=\\gandalf\users$\fred bloggs\my documents

I'm assuming this is something new in Windows 7 around libraries that I will read up on, honest... but anyone got a nice reference to an article on the changes for Windows XP/Windows 2003 familiar administrators?

Cheers, Rob.

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Take a look at the Windows Server 2008 Folder Redirection Overview on TechNet, which covers some of the differences with folder redirection between XP and later versions of Windows.

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Thanks for that. A useful link. We've got our head around this now pretty much and it's one of those nice new features which makes Windows 7 a more attractive proposition. –  Rob Nicholson Dec 18 '09 at 14:21

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