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Roaming Profile Control

I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way to keep applications from roaming? I like how Firefox bookmarks move from machine ...
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Creating a template/default roaming profile

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter and running Windows 8.1 machines, is there a way to create a default or template that will contain shortcuts and files for a new user when they are created? ...
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353 views

Finding $RECYCLE.BIN folders on network shares

Is there a good tool to find $RECYCLE.BIN folders on network shares and their size? In our environment we use roaming profiles and folder redirection for storing user profiles/data. Users are often ...
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Deleted files on network drive from user A show up in user B's local recycle bin

A customer relayed to us the issue that one of his users (user B) discovered sensitive documents in his recycle bin, which another user (user A) apparently deleted on a mapped network drive. Now, I ...
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35 views

Roaming Profile for offline users?

We have offline users who are assigned their own laptops that go onsite. They are provided aircards that can get internet access and VPN back to the company server. The laptops are part of the company ...
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1answer
216 views

windows 7 domain roaming profiles - can i set it up so that only differences are synced with local copy?

I have read answers regarding roaming profiles that recommend using folder redirection (like Profile Roaming, to make not to copy all the files to the local PC). I don't want the profile dirs to be ...
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476 views

Script to copy down portions of a roaming profile [closed]

I'm currently working on migrating users to Windows 7 from XP. We use roaming profiles. Xp creates a folder named "Profile", while Windows creates "Profile.V2". Theses folders are independent of each ...
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2answers
471 views

Share desktop and documents folders among multiple Windows accounts?

We have several Windows workstations which are shared by multiple users. I'm currently considering a scheme where users have their own user accounts and profiles, but they share the same Desktop and ...
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2answers
5k views

roaming profile vs folder redirection

I can't seem to find a consensus on what the differences are between the two. Roaming Profiles, Folder redirection or... both is one example. The top answer doesn't answer the question as to what data ...
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775 views

Server 2012 Roaming Profile from server 2008

I set up a new server 2012 Standard box on the LAN and created a new domain. I've set the users profiles to roam. I'm trying to log on to the domain with one of the users I set up. The computer I'm ...
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1answer
247 views

Utility for notifying a user that their roaming profile is getting too large to copy before shutdown?

My users are having an issue with their roaming profiles getting too large and then their roaming profile is lost. I believe this is because this is because they are storing too much in their roaming ...
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1answer
537 views

Determine if current profile is roaming or mandatory

This may be more of a programming question, however, it also involves configuration, is there a way to easily, from within a script, or program determine if the current user's profile is roaming or ...
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How do I rename the server that offline folders are referencing?

Several users are using offline folders to refer to a server we want to decommission... actually the server is already offline and people have pending updates to this share. What is the best way to ...
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1answer
1k views

Excluding folders from a roaming profile, client-side

I am using a laptop connected to our company's domain network, and after logging in this morning it told me that I have exceeded my roaming profile space. After looking into the issue I realized that ...
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2answers
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What parts of a Roaming Profile get uploaded in Windows 7?

In previous versions of Windows, the Roaming Profile is uploaded only when the user logs off. However, in Windows 7, a Group Policy setting can allow the registry file to be uploaded in the ...
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191 views

windows 7 and windows 2003 roaming profile

I have a windows 2003 setup as the DC and I just got a new computer with windows 7 on it. But when I login with a user it take about 5 minutes to load the user profile, and when I logout it takes ...
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2answers
354 views

Roaming Profiles Between Two Sites

We currently have two buildings at different ends of the country, one contains the fileserver with our roaming profiles and a domain controller, in the other building we just have a domain controller ...
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1answer
525 views

How to make Windows roaming profile with Linux

I have 2 labs with 20 computers each of them. All the computers are running Windows XP Pro and the user profile is loaded from a SunOS system (Solaris 8). No matter which PC the user will use, he ...
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1answer
985 views

Migrating Roaming Profiles from one drive to another

As the title suggests, how can I migrate roaming profiles located in one drive (starting to fill up already) to another? Current share is like this "SVR1\Shares\UserProfiles\%username%\ But of ...
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127 views

Roaming profile configuration Problem

I am having a problem with enabling roaming profiles. I have a test user ittest. I went into their AD account and changed the roaming profile location to \servername\profiles$\ittest The profiles ...
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2answers
490 views

Windows 7 Offline Folders

We have a windows 2003 server setup doing active directory. Recently we have added our first non XP machine. This is a windows 7 pro laptop. All is working fine on the user aspect side of this ...
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4answers
8k views

Slow logins with roaming profiles

We are running an ActiveDirectory environment with Windows 2008 as DC and Samba 3.3 as fileserver, using roaming profiles. Some of our offices are connected to HQ via slowish links (1/2 Mbit). ...
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1answer
965 views

Can I have a Linux based Server which handles roaming profiles for Windows and Mac OS X?

Is it possible to have roaming profiles for Windows, and portable home directories for Mac OS X be served up from a Linux Server ? ie: 1 home directory for a mixed environment.
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1answer
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Is it a bad idea to make roaming profile share available offline?

This is regarding a Windows 2008 R2 domain. The Documents, Desktop, Application Data folders are all redirected to users' home directory (mapped as Z:). The users home directory is configured to be ...