[Techtalk] Desktop support sucks

EevaJärvinen eeva.jarvinen1 at luukku.com
Tue Dec 23 10:56:33 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 03:15:57PM -0500, Pamela Talene Hale wrote:

> I need to fix it so that ALL the files these people save are stored
> on the network.  Moving the "my documents" folder was no problem, of
> course, but isn't there a way to move the Desktop as well?  The last
> time I had to do anything like this, we were running WinNT, I think,
> but we had the desktop pointed to each person's directory on the
> network so that if their machine crashed, we could ghost it back up
> again and all their files would be (hopefully) safe and sound on the
> big network drive with the nightly backups.

Use system policies+roaming profiles.  Available from NT4 on, inc. W2K
& XP.  Search M$'s site for system policy, roaming profile, or
something similar.


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