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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Sync - Attributes Not Synced

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm that is utilizing SharePoint Profile Sync to import Active Directory user accounts. A handful of users are importing without the 'Manager' attribute populated. All ...
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How to gain access to Windows Users folders on a read-only backup medium [migrated]

I have created a backup of a main (C:) volume of my old (Windows 7) computer and I am able to mount it as a read-only volume on my new (Windows 8.1) computer. When I try accessing a user folder under ...
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Windows Server 2012 default profile mandatory

Im trying to set up a windows terminal server where most users (except admin users) should have a temporary/mandatory profile. Since in our network we only have two windows servers, I decided to not ...
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Windows 7 not saving settings

I am using Windows Server 2008 and I created a Windows 7 user. I have installed all software on my Windows 7 computer, but when I restart Windows 7 it reverts to its previous state without saving my ...
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How to automatically delete user profile connected in a domain (Windows 7) once log off

How to automatically delete user profile connected in a domain (Windows 7) after logging off?
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Look on all server desktops for outstanding files before deleting profiles

We have about 70 servers that we are in the process of moving into a domain environment, so we are converting our users from local accounts to domain controlled accounts. How can we determine which ...
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Users are accumulating files everywhere and being wasteful/disorganised, what's the best strategy and supporting tools to help clean it up?

One strategy being considered is: Advise users of the official locations that important working documents should be kept and that files kept in all other locations may be removed at will each month ...
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Group Policy to Place Shortcut on All Users Desktops

We're looking at using a GPO to put a shortcut to a company web app on all users' desktops. Different users are on different Windows versions, meaning the location varies: c:\documents and ...
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Samba 4 profile-roaming doesn't work, but is set in config

I've got a problem with my Samba 4 domain. My Version is 4.1.6-Ubuntu. I've set logon path and created a profile share. The profiles of the windows users should be saved in this share, but it doesn't ...
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User logged in with temporary profile

User logs into a domain-joined Windows 7 Pro PC and gets the temporary profile error pop-up. Event 1511 User Profile Service in Event Viewer logs. Typically with this problem I delete a user's ...
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Windows profile is deleted when user does not log in for several days

We use a Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory network with Windows 7 Professional clients. After logging in a profile gets created on the computer as normal with all the usual settings, such as the ...
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Issue loading .profile

I am setting up a user profile for a specific application and I am getting an error that I have yet to encounter before. The error happens on with the loading of the .profile file, but the odd thing ...
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Application lockups when connected to domain network

We provide IT support for a small domain environment, (2008r2 domain, exchange 2010) around 12 users, most of with are mobile. We started getting complaints from the owner (its always the owner isn't ...
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FSRM - User profile disks - File screens per user profile are not persistent

Our user profiles are stored in user profile disks, on a MS Server 2012 (not R1). Because File Server Resource Manager file screens on specific paths (C:\Users\user_name) are removed when paths ...
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How to stop application creating new settings folder within 'Application data'? [closed]

In Windows 2003, Document and settings folder a user is experiencing a problem where the application ('Toad') keeps creating a new settings folder at each logon instead of using only the first one ...
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Migrate from old domain user profile to another profile under new trusted domain

i'm changing the domain from windows 2008R2 to samba4.2. now, is there any way to migrate the existing old domain user profile to new trusted domain in the fastest way? i did changing the registry ...
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Deleting user profiles on a remote windows 7 machine?

Is it possible to remotely delete a user profile on a Windows 7 machine, using something like mmc? (and I mean where you delete the registry entries too not just the folder)
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Including default files and folders in User's home directory

I'm using ubuntu server 14.04. I want to include some default files and folders in home directory for every user, whenever a new user account is created. How to make this. Can anyone help me in this. ...
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Force temporary account/ mandatory account restricitons on new users

I am basically trying to accomplish the same as in this link. When a domain user logs off a specific client machine, their local profile is deleted. When a new user logs in the machine a fresh, ...
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Difference between Roaming profiles, User Profile, Home Folder, and Redirected Folders?

On the network where I work, it appears at various times people have had roaming profiles, user profiles, redirected folders, and home folders. What are the purposes and differences between these? ...
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User Profile modified dates don't match…what is the difference?

This question came up while I was investigating a server that randomly restarted last night. I was looking through the event logs to see if someone manually restarted the system, but nothing was ...
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What's the best way to see logged in users on Windows Server 2012?

Right now I use a powershell script to see the currently logged in users. But I don't see if there session is idle, active or inactive. I can see when the session was started but that's it. Is there a ...
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Copying default profile for new users fails with “The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process”

I've built a Windows 2012 R2 Standard x64 terminal server (session-based). Early in the setup process, I was able to log in with my Active Directory credentials, but when I turned it over for wider ...
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Debugging powershell init

My problem is that I just reinstalled my system and have installed heaps of packages via Chocolatey. However now when I launch powershell, something changes the fonst type and size inside the console ...
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Production environment shared users

In all production environments I've seen there is a shared user owning the active production processes. The idea is that multiple real users can sudo as the shared prod user and do maintenance, ...
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Server 2012 Remote Desktop User Profile Disks and User Profiles on Server 2008

I have a new MS Server 2012 as a Terminal Server to deal with Remote Desktop connections to my small business. Unlike my previous MS Server 2003 it doesn't seem to just work with the Roaming User ...
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Windows server 2012 user/administrator missing programs

I have the weirdest thing with windows server i have ever encountered. When i log into the IIS server i have all my pined icons in the metro interface, my task bar pinned programs and my mapped shares ...
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User logon takes long but the roaming profile is small

We are having a few problems with our user logon. Many users complained about login times of 10 to 20 minutes. When doublechecking some users did indeed take that many minutes to log in. First ...
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Windows still thinks profiles are mandatory even when they are not

A couple of weeks ago, we experimented with mandatory profiles for users, but due to some issues with one piece of software, we had to revert back to roaming profiles. However, even though the ntuser ...
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Windows User State Virtualization guide

Microsoft have a concept called User State Virtualization (USV) this is a solution based on redirecting some of the profile folders to a central server. For laptops it also means using offline files ...
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Domain user profile messed up - how can I recreate it and keep docs/etc?

SITUATION I have a user that we were trying to get Office 365 Pro Plus installed on their computer. It kept crashing, etc. I don't want to get into all of the details here on that part...I've spent ...
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How to delete active directory user profile from windows 8 enterprise 64-bit OS?

Can anyone help me how to delete active directory user profile in windows 8 enterprise 64-bit Operating System? I'm trying these steps to delete it but not getting any luck :(. "System Properties" -> ...
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Standard place for user defined bash_completion.d scripts?

I have user access (no root) into a Linux (Suse) machine where I developed some bash scripts and the corresponding bash autocompletion rules. Since the scripts belong only to my user and therefore I ...
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Can I safely delete old user folders in Windows Server 2003?

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine. When I delete a user, their folder remains in the Documents and Settings. Is it safe for me to delete those folders if I don't need any of the data in there? Or ...
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How to configure AD so that users who travel to different sites have the same Desktop and My Documents folders

I am settings up my Windows 2008 Active Directory environment so that users can travel between 2 sites and still access their Desktop and My Documents folders. Currently, we have 2 sites (Site A ...
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Linking terminal server profiles with roaming possible?

I'm having a hard time setting up a few roaming profiles. I've a user who uses our terminal server but we want him to start using his local computer on the domain. This part I know how to do. I've ...
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User Profile auto created on all PCs in AD

For some reason a user profile has been created on every PC on Windows Server 2003 Domain. The client machines are XP. The profile was created on all machines at the same time. Any ideas whats ...
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How to automatically change user folders location?

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory how can I make sure that each user open login have their Desktop, Documents, Links, Pictures, etc folders set to a shared private folder? For example, ...
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How to use powershell to check the location of user profile locations on the server?

Is it possible to find all the users profiles that are not on a certain server/folder using powershell and regular expressions? If so how would one go about this?
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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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Linux won't create home directory for AD users if they login through WinSCP first, and I need it to

So I've got my RHEL 5 servers running Likewise power broker so that I can use active directory to authenticate users. The idea was to streamline the whole process of getting new users onto a server ...
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IE9 not working for a specific domain user [closed]

User logged on this morning. Could not get IE9 to load any web pages. Logged in under Admin and my non-admin account, works fine browsing web. There's no extra browser toolbar things like Ask, Google ...
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Relocating user Workstations home, No AD Access

We are closing one of our offices and I have to move a handful of workstations to our user's homes. Since AD is no longer reachable, I assume I have to dis-join them from the domain first? What will ...
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Extracting Outlook part of Win 7 profile only

Where exactly are the Outlook configuration settings contained in a Windows 7 Office 2010 user profile? I want to move a user from Win 7 Office 2010 to Win 8 Office 2013 but rather than keep the ...
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Users are getting a temporary profile

A bit about current setup: It is windows 2008 R2 AD servers (all of them are 2008R2) and couple locations which set as Sites. Each location has DFS on AD server. Roaming profiles are not used nor ...
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SFTP/SSH profile load

I have a CentOS 6.2 server. Whenever some one logs into the server using the terminal (SSH) the user profile (.bash_profile) is loaded. Now my question is, is there a profile that loads whenever you ...
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Default applications for a new User in Active Directory

I am new of the Windows AD outlook. I have created a group of users with limited rights in my AD, and I would like to define and to install some programs for every account on every computer. It ...
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Is there a way to copy a user profile to other client stations previously not logged into?

I was wondering what would be the easiest way to copy a user profile to a station that user has not previoulsy signed on in an Active Directoy environment. This would include anything that appears ...
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Are User DSN's tied to User Profiles?

It seems obvious to me that User DSNs should carried along with a roaming User's Profiles, and when only a System DSN is set, that it will not be pulled along with the User's profile when they hop ...
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Took a computer out of a domain that does not exist anymore - User's documents gone

We have long ago switched off our Windows Domain. A user came in with his laptop, that was still a member of it. I think the Desktop and files were synced with the fileserver, but that doesn't exist ...