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Trouble with roaming profiles and temporary profiles

So, here is the deal: rds sessions hosts (2k8r2) in a farm roaming profiles on a dfs share A domain user (with a roaming profile setting) logs on a rds session host and this happens: Windows ...
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User State Migration Tool - Does this create the profile on the machine?

I am on a domain without roaming profiles. We are looking at possibly implementing the User Stat Migration Tool with our MDT server, but I have a few questions first. Using the USMT, can you ...
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How to use robocopy based on lgged in user

Presently I have the following command in a login script. I want to synchronize the users home drive to the users c:\data. robocopy G:\Backup\data C:\data /E /XO /Z /W:5 /R:3 /MT:32 /XD ...
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Windows server 2008 active directory user profile

I just wanted to ask about profile migration. There is Windows 2008 r2 server and people are working connected to this server through RDP. One user was deleted from active directory a long time ago ...
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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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Local user profile is created on Windows server when user accesses a shared folder on that server

I have discovered that several of our file servers have a handful of local user profiles (i.e. in C:\Users on the server) for users who obviously don't have permission to logon directly (interactive, ...
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Python changes to user profile data

Forgive me if my terminology if a bit off, I have little expertise in networking and domains. To the point: After calling python "example.py" in a batch file, the script executed perfectly. However, ...
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Find where powershell onload settings are

On a corporate machine, whenever one attempts to open Powershell, Powershell sends many requests to domain controllers. This would be find if the machine was on the network, but when it's not, then it ...
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How to set specific user profile path on EC2 Windows server?

I want to create a new local user on EC2 Windows 2012 R2 server and specify its profile folder explicitly. I do the following net user SomeUser Pwd /ADD /HOMEDIR:C:\Users\SomeUser ...
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Very Corrupted User Profile Always Logs in as Temporary

The server side version of one of our database administrator's profiles managed to become corrupted over time. It is currently logging into a temporary profile on various servers. We are using Server ...
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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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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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Windows 10 System Crash Then Overwrites profile

So this has happened to me 3 times now. We have about 25 computers running windows 10 enterprise. All domain joined, all using roaming profiles (fortunately). And in the last 2 months ive had this ...
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LDAP Self-Service Interface for Profile-Management

I am searching for a Self-Service webinterface for my LDAP Users, I Airways have LAm installier for creating everything but my Users want to update their Passwords, Displaynames and Profilepictures on ...
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How to copy a file to common desktop (how to address common desktop) with Group Policy?

Using Group Policy Object > User > Preferences > Windows Settings > Files I can copy a file to user desktop using a target file name like this: %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\targetfile.txt. Now I'm trying to ...
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Duplicated domain admin user profile?

Our domain admin logon on PCs or Servers used to have only one profile located on c:\users\administrator Somehow, now we got a duplicated profile called c:\users\administrator.domain Does ...
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Change user's home directory to udev partition on ubuntu [closed]

I have AWS EC2 instance and its disk usage always above 90% and just trying to move user folder to "udev" partition to free disk space. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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Why in Windows 2008R2 hkey_users sub keys does not match user profiles count?

I'm trying to set default proxy setting for all users (including remote desktop users) via the registry ( under HKEY_USERS\<USER_SID>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet ...
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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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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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Default Windows domain user profile settings and behavior

I'm about to use Samba to create a Windows domain, primarily to enforce security GPO (using RSAT) after a data theft incident by an ex-employee before she left. What is the default behavior of the ...
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Multiple profiles with Single AD Domain

I have problem with setting up multiple user profiles with single domain controller I have 3 terminal server for each 3 company and I have single domain controller for all companies(because they all ...
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How to login without system profile?

I am receiving 0x80070002 file missing error on starting server. server is running windows server 2008 r2. After researching i got to this page ...
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Win 7, Roaming Users, Start Menu, All Programs, other user account folders shown

This is a screen capture of when the Win 7 workstation on a domain is clicked on All Programs, it shows other username folders. The folders can be clicked and it's content viewed and opened. Is ...
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User Unable To Login Remotly

When we configure a computers, we always connect it to our company domain after we add the user into our AD. So the next time we reboot the system we can login with the user credentials since we join ...
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Removed AD User, Need to Associate Existing Profile to New Account

Some details Server 2012 R2 (AD Server) Windows 7 (Users Computer) Accidentally removed an AD User, stupid mistake. Unfortunately it seems the user was permanently deleted (didn't make use of the ...
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ADDS: Mandatory Profiles through powershell

Intro I'm a networking student from Belgium and I just got assigned a big project. Basicly i'm responsible for the ADDS. We have to create several OU's and every OU needs at least 20 users or more. ...
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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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Notification Area is broken on first login

All of the Windows 7 computers on our domain have a broken Notification Area the first time a user logs on to that machine. There are gaps where icons should be, and clicking on a gap doesn't open ...
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Are temporary profiles copied from the “Default” profile?

I am in a situation where I know users will be logging in with temporary profiles while we decommission a server. I would like to make a small change that gets applied to newly created temporary ...
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Local Profile Map to New Active Directory Login

Preface: I am sure this has been asked some where on the site before but I couldn't find any questions about it, or maybe I am not using the correct verbiage... Our admins are giving us a new active ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Migrating Terminal Server profiles from 2003 to 2008 R2 “V2”

I've done some searching and there doesn't appear to be a method of migrating old 2003 based profiles to the new "V2" profiles automatically. Specifically, we're interested in retaining the ...
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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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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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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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Change the Powershell $profile directory

I would like to know how to change my the location my $profile variable points to. PS H:\> $profile H:\WindowsPowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 H:\ is a network share, so when I ...
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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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Windows 8 profile creation video

I have a piece of software that deploys a local account on workstations via an MSI and creates a profile for it. In versions of windows prior to windows 8, the first time this account was used it ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...