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Problems moving AppData to free up space on a drive

I was noticing that the space on my SSD was shrinking precipitously, so I decided to look through the folders. Lo and behold, AppData is taking up 10 GB of space! I've attempted to move it (per What ...
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Outlook 2010 on RDS Server Farm - Profile not xferring

I have a Remote Desktop server farm (Windows Server 2008R2 config) with 3 servers that users log on to. They open Outlook on "Server 1". Create a contact named Sally. This saves into an outlook data ...
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Mapped folder not always accessible

(I suspect the problem is not with my code but with Windows and access issues, which is why I think this question is more suitable for SuperUser than StackOverflow) I have problems accessing a mapped ...
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Disjoin Domain missing redirect folders

op.system is windows 7. i dis join the domain to Workgroup and now from the local account i can´t see the redirected folders Desktop and Documents. The domain i can´t rejoin. is it possible some how ...
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My Documents Redirect, Server no longer available, recover from local cache?

We had a major reshuffle in our company. Servers got 'removed' and domains disconnected. It's a whole mess I'm untangling. One users laptop recently crashed. I can't get it to boot into Windows ...
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Safety of redirecting System folders (e.g. : program files ,users,… ) using symbolic links?

Can redirecting system folders as mentioned above using symbolic links cause problems to the system or some applications? And is there any problem if I redirect the folders to another partition on ...
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Redirecting a folder from the view of a program in Windows 8.1

I've noticed a lot of programs like to store data in my documents under windows. A lot of games will create folders in my documents. I like to keep my documents synced over skydrive and I was ...
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Pictures not visible in Windows 8 Picture App

I changed the default system folder C:\Users\myuser\Pictures to another folder on an externat SD-card D:\Eigene Bilder`. After doing that there where no pictures in my Windows-8 Picture-App anymore. ...
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How to replace Windows My Pictures folder by symbolic link without breaking long folder name?

Windows lets you store current user images in a custom folder, %userprofile%\pictures, which appears as "My Pictures" under the picture library in the explorer left pane. I have My Pictures on another ...
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Is it possible to prevent the Microsoft Sync Centre from reporting errors in the Taskbar? (Windows 7)

Our Windows 7 desktops have their desktops redirected to our (SBS 2003) server. This works well, and we use the Microsoft Sync Centre to ensure that users' files are available even if there is a ...
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Why different processes see different instances of the System32 folder?

I am running Windows 8 Enterprise x64. I logged on using an account from the Administrators group. When I open Windows Explorer or a command prompt, then I can see the file cdd.dll: ...
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Can I set up arbitrary filesystem redirection in Windows?

I am sitting in front of a Windows 7 machine that has no drive Q:. Is it possible to arrange for accesses to Q:\somedir to be redirected to an arbitrary location on the existing filesystems (for ...
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User RECYCLER folders have thousands of hidden files

We have a "Users" folder that is the root of all user files and network profiles. Using a directory size utility (WinDirStat), I stumbled upon a strange and worrisome problem - thousands of files ...
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Why has the Redirected Folders UNC path changed?

I have a user who has had a shortcut to his documents stop working. Further investigation has revealed that the shortcut (which worked up until yesterday) points to: ...
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Mac client on AD domain - individual folder redirection

I'm trying to configure a home network with Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 / Mac Mountain Lion clients. I have a separate NAS drive, which I want to host all home folders as well as a central store of ...
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Windows 2008 Folder redirection doesn't seem to work for some folders - Group Policy propagation issue

Tearing my hair out - hoping someone can spot my (probably obvious) mistake: I'm setting up a home LAN running Windows 2008 R2 with Windows 7 Ultimate clients. I'm trying to redirect the various ...
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Files are permanently deleted in domain client (2008 R2)

We have a domain with 2008 R2, I've changed the address of "My Documents" to D:\Documents with Folder Redirection in "Group Policy". When a user deletes a file from their desktop or D:\ that file is ...
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How should I create a folder that automatically links to a shared drive between Windows and Linux?

I'd like to set it up so that when I click on my 'My Pictures|Videos|Music...etc' folder it just redirects to my middle data drive. Likewise for my linux folders. How can I set this up? I'm sorry if ...
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Deleting home folders ~symbolic links in Mac OS X

I bought an SSD, so now I have SSD + traditional HDD on my Mac. On SSD OS + Applications. On HDD data. I wanted to keep applications and library on the SSD and move my home folder from SSD to the ...
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How do I change the location of my Contacts shell folder?

I'm using Windows 7. I changed the location of my Contacts folder to "E:\" by accident. Now I cannot change it back. Right clicking the E:\ drive doesn't give me the option to change the location ...
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SBS Domain loosing file access privileges

We had a SBS 2008 which was working and stable on an office (buiness centre) network. We used a subnet mask 192.168.X.Y. We moved to a larger office and needed to have a subnet mask 192.168.A.B Now ...
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How to serve an IIS Application from a different IIS server?

I have a situation where I had an application (IIS7) moved from Server A to Server B. Prior to the move, the request: www.company.com/Scripts/this.dll was served from an application that resided on ...
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Windows 7 Music folder: Access is denied

I store my music on a network share and was annoyed that music programs default to using the hidden %userprofile%\Music directory, which is the default location for the magic "My Music" folder. So I ...
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Windows SBS Standard 2011 Folder redirection will not be disabled for one user

I am trying to disable folder redirection for one user (or all users on the domain). I have disabled the setting for the user in the users tab on the SBS console and restarted the computer a couple ...
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Redirect folder on one HDD to a folder on another HDD (Windows 7)

This may be a simple question but I couldn't find any answers - folder redirection usually refers to redirecting profile folders only. I have 2 hard drives in my laptop: C: and D:. C: is an SSD, D: ...
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How can I move the database location of Evernote successfully?

I am currently on Evernote 4.5.x and lost quite some data because I didn't notice that the crashing Evernote deleted recently created notes due to space limitations in my TC container. I am not happy. ...
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Setting up a fileserver, some questions?

Recently I've become very interested in setting up a fileserver, mostly for home usage but also because of the fact that I live in 2 places, I need to be able to access my files from both homes. I ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium - Folder Redirection

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit if it makes any difference), and I would like to safely migrate C:\Users\paul to D:\Users\paul. My (home) network is a mix of Windows, and *nix boxes, and ...
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Multiple “My Documents” folders?

I am having the issue, where, I have 2 folders called "My Documents". I recently edited my registry to make "Document" link in the Windows 7 start menu be a FOLDER link and not a LIBRARY link.. Here ...
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Create a folder shortcut/redirection in Vista

Given a plain old directory of files in Windows Vista, say "C:\OldFolder\", is it possible to move the contents of that directory to a new location, perhaps "F:\NewFolder\" and keep a shortcut-like ...
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moving Canon pics to Mac OSX files not iPhoto

I can't seem to the get the Canon utilities camera window to acknowledge a target folder on my desktop for pictures. It wants to open Aperture and I don't want the pics to go there. I did go into ...
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Is there anything like a link or shared mount point for FAT32 folders in Linux/Android?

I often want the same files to be accessed by different apps on my Android phone, but the apps look in different folders. Is there a way to make two different folder paths on a FAT SD card point to ...
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OS X 10.5.8 Mobile Account with Active Directory

I've got a Mac Mini client joined to an SBS 2008 box. I'm using SMB shares in the domain. The Mac has been binded to AD, I can log in with any user account. It even asks me if I want to create a ...
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Create Templates folder in Windows 7 profile

I'd like to create a Templates folder in my profile on Windows 7, but there's already a junction to AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates. I assume this is a system configuration so I don't want ...
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Can Windows 7 enable Folder Redirection via Group Policy?

I'd like to enable folder redirection on my stand-alone Windows 7 Pro box. Is that possible? The Group Policy Editor shown in the Managing Roaming User Data Deployment Guide has a Folder Redirection ...
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Folder Redirection Doesn't work in Windows 7 or Vista

I am running a Windows Server 2003 Domain, and most of our clients are Windows XP. In the Domain Policy I have folder redirection turned on for Documents and Desktop. This works great on my XP ...
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Change Default directory of Documents and Settings?

Let's say I have Windows installed on drive C, however I install all of my programs on the D drive, and I keep my user profile on the D drive as well (things like My Documents). How can I have Windows ...