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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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Suddenly new folder for domain account [closed]

I'm on a PC on a domain (several W2K3 DC's). My domain user has always mapped to the folder: C:\Users\MyUserName Last week, a colleague has logged in with his domain account on this pc. This has ...
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windows 7 user profile won't load, only loads temp profile

i have a windows 7 machine where i created a brand new administrator user. When this user logs in they get a preparing desktop message and then an error that says: You have been logged on with a ...
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2answers
703 views

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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First login is slow in Windows 7 on every PC

Assuming this user never logged on to this PC before, it will take 1-2 minutes before desktop shows up. All subsequent logins are near instant. Another PC - same problem. Problem repeats if local ...
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2answers
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win7 and win xp roaming profile

I have a samba server with WinXP roaming profiles and now I have to have some win7 clients as well. Is there any trick which would allowed to login any users on Winxp and Win7 with the same profile ...
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Win7 Domain User Profile- Desktop Icon management best practices request

Here's the situation: We have a large (5,000+ user) organization that is currently using folder redirection to manage the windows desktop icons. This folder is redirected to a network share where we ...
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How to manage hundreds of users (and customized profiles) on individual Windows 7 machines?

We're a small college, where every student is assigned an Active Directory account. We have a couple computer labs where the machines are all joined to the domain and students can log in to any ...
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Upgraded users to Win7. Now getting “path not found” when saving files or opening attachments

We have a Server 2008 AD environment with about 5k users. We just rolled out Windows 7 SP1 (were XP) with great success. However, about once a day we get a few calls that a user opens a file from ...
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1answer
165 views

How to move C:\Users to E:\Users in Win7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best way to move c:\users to d:\users under vista/W7 I've googled this and found several multi-step/regedit ways of moving the Users' directory. Is there ...
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540 views

Utility for lowering profile creation time on domain machines

On a college campus, we have many machines in a handful of computer labs. Most run Windows 7, some are still on XP. We use Deep Freeze to ensure that when a computer is rebooted, it is back to the ...
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Roaming Profiles: Simultaneous Logins of Same User

I am administering a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment that is using roaming profiles and folder redirection. The client machines are running Windows 7. Due to the nature of the business, users ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 Group Policy to delete old user profiles does not work

Background information: I currently manage a series of computer labs (127 machines running Windows 7 x64 Enterprise) for the engineering school of a university. These machines are used constantly by ...
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4answers
509 views

Custom handling of domain user profile creation

I want to hook into the domain user login system and handle my own local profile creation. I have two basic related questions: How do I intercept the domain user authentication? Can I handle the ...
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1answer
206 views

copying user profile on windows 7

Is there a tool or a trick to easily duplicate a windows profile? My problem is that I have a local user profile and I like to copy that for another user. Additionaly that profile was created ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 Profiles and Domains

I have a local user account I've been using, and I recently joined my laptop to my domain and created a user. How can I copy my local user settings over to the domain user without having to manually ...
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4answers
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Should be simple: existing laptop with local user and outlook 2007 migrate on same computer to domain user with outlook 2007 emails intact

I have Dell Laptop with windows 7 64 bit and for the last year it's been just a machine with an account like: machine\john there are files in folders and stuff in c:\users\john and john uses outlook ...
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6answers
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Windows 7: Delprof replacement for deleting profiles

We have migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 at a high school and have run into a problem. The computer lab machines can have upwards of 5-10 different people log into the machine each day. As time ...
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1answer
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Last Logged on User on Offline Windows Installation

Recently at work, I was wondering if there was a quick batch command I could use to look at some output and quickly determine which was the last user who logged on. Users do not have roaming ...
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2answers
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Copy Windows 7 profile from one domain user to another

I have a user profile for my current domain user in C:\Users\peter.NEMOQ_AD. Now I'm moving to another domain, separate from the old. The new profile is in C:\Users\peter.ENALOG. I want to keep ...
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1answer
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Can you make a Windows network default user profile NOT apply to a certain operating system?

I would like to create a network Default User account for Windows 7 only. This is on a Windows 2003 domain with servers from Windows 2000 to 2008 R2 and Windows XP on workstation side. We're about ...
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Windows 7: How to change location of a profile's folders?

Am trying to get Widows 7 to behave when told to change a user's "Desktop", "Saved Searches", "Desktop", "My Music", and the rest of the folders that "point" to their different directories and that ...
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2answers
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The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I'm getting this error on a users desktop. The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. Unfortunately the local administrator account is disabled (we are at a ...