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You can deploy powershell profiles using group policy: 1. Prepare the profile.ps1 file 2. Copy it to a shared folder 3. then go to group policy --> User Configuration --> Preferences --> Windows Settings --> Files see this Technet Blog entry for more details


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The only thing I'll add to Dan's answer is if you choose to change the name of that profile folder, say back to C:\users\username, then you have to change the path in the registry as well, under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\<GUID>\ProfileImagePath


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I won't change the correct answer, as the Windows Easy Transfer tool helped me good enough at the time. Recently I wanted to move my profile from one domain user to another again. I found another tool which worked like a charm "User Profile Wizard" by ForensiT. The only problem I got was with the Dynamics CRM Plugin for Outlook, which I hade to reinstall.


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It turns out that it's in the default user's registry hive, just not the hive that everyone is familiar with. There is another smaller hive in a deeper subdirectory called UsrClass.dat. The same keys are in there. We will be pushing this out to all of our computers, and modifying all of our WIM images: reg load "HKU\temp" ...


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This is probably nothing to worry about - this will occur when the original local profile folder doesn't unload or is otherwise corrupted. Basically, the first profile will be C:\Users\username If there's an issue with the username folder, it'll append the domain name: C:\Users\username.domain If there's an issue with the username.domain folder, it'll ...


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When a temporary profile is created, is it just a copy of the "Default" profile folder? If so, can I simply add the file I need to the default profile folder, and have new temporary profiles get a copy of that file? Yes. Tested and verified on Win 7 SP1. For future work I'd strongly encourage setting up a test environment. even if you're short ...



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