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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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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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Best location for redirected folders on windows server

What is the best location to store the user redirected folders on windows server r2? At the moment I have it in a completely different share but the problem is that the ntfs permissions on the folder ...
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NTUSER.DAT and UsrClass.dat files building up by the thousands, why and can I delete?

I've noticed that my web server, 2008 Xen VM, gradually loosing free space - more than I would of though from normal use and decided to investigate. There are two problem areas: ...
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Enforce Profile Path Windows Server 2008

Is there a way to enforce a profile path in active directory on win server 08 (or set a default one) so that when a user is added the profile path is automatically filled in in the profile tab. The ...
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Prevent access to user documents for users logging in from terminal server

I am fairly new to administrating servers, but I have been charged with the task of working out remote access to the company's network. The general plan is to connect through a VPN to a terminal ...
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Migrate user profiles when taking W2K8 out of a domain and into a workgroup

I have a box currently sitting in an AD domain. I need to remove it from said domain and drop it into a workgroup. I don't want to lose the 2-3 user profiles on the box. I think I could use USMT ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Profile Creation Issue

Existing server with multiple users. New domain user logs on and everything works as normal. User can see own profile folder. Admin logs on and user folder is there User logs off Admin ...
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Disable temporary user profile on workstations in a Windows 2008 env

I have a Windows 2008 domain with +/- 27 workstations. The users have all roaming profiles, but this doesn't work sometimes. What results in that the user is logging in with a temp user profile ...
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User profile service failed the logon - Accounts besides domain administrator cannot log on

Ok, Windows Server 2008 DC. Trying to log on as a user called BESadmin, I discovered an issue. No one but the domain administrator can log on locally or via terminal services. Users without log on ...
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Server 2008 Group Policy controlled workstations?

We currently have around 35 workstations on our network each connected to our Server which is running as a domain controller, DNS server and file server. We are an animal hospital which means there ...
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Can't access a user profile as administrator?

I am trying to copy the complete user profile of an old XP pc to a new computer. I want to copy the entire profile as I have to get rid of the older PC quite soon, and would sort through the files at ...
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Roaming Profiles, Folder redirection or… both

I'm developing a remote desktop services in Windows Server 2008 R2. It's going on one server but in the future it's possible that another server could be added to the farm. I'm creating roaming ...
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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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Copy XP local profile to new domain user profile

I just rolled out a new domain controller. I want to join all the PCS to this new domein (the PCs were never on a domain just a regular workgroup). When I join a PC to the new domain it creates a new ...
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How do i recreate a user domain-joined profile folder on Windows 2008 server?

I just deleted a user profile folder on Windows 2008 server (c:\Users\username) and now everytime i log on as the user windows tells me that it couldn't load the profile and it'll use a temporary ...