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Windows 7: Setting users default data path

26 Jul 2011   #1
CriticalError

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 
Setting users default data path

Hey guys, (again)

I want to know if this is possible, I want by default have users data safe on to a different drive, so basically when I create a user, their Music, pictures, goto U<USERNAME> but their appdata folders and stuff stay on C drive, like this they will be able to login if something happens to external drive, also like this data is backed up!

I use WIin7 Ultimate,

Thanks..


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26 Jul 2011   #2
richyrichuk

Windows 7 Ultimate N 64-bit
 
 

i personally dont like them

but you have windows libraries
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26 Jul 2011   #3
CriticalError

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richyrichuk View Post
i personally dont like them

but you have windows libraries

That makes no sense to me at all! lol
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26 Jul 2011   #4
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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26 Jul 2011   #5
CriticalError

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post

oh I can, do that, that's what I do move them by right clicking, but I wanted to know if you could set a default location so when you create new users you don't have to do that...

He is something interested I found maybe you guys can explain, in Windows 7 (pro and higher only) if you open local users and groups (lusmgr.msc) and go to users folder> right click on a user>properties>then go to the profile tab you see something called Home Folder

what does this setting do here?
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26 Jul 2011   #6
richyrichuk

Windows 7 Ultimate N 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CriticalError View Post
That makes no sense to me at all! lol

it does if you understand windows libraries
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