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Active Directory setup with Profile Path and Home Folder

I have roaming profiles turned on. I was wondering what the different was between Profile Path and Home Folder in the Active Directory setup.
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How do I return an application from the notification area to the taskbar

One of our users has the problem that whenever she minimizes a specific application, it gets minimized to the notification area instead of to the taskbar. The application does not appear in the ...
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You've been signed in with a temporary profile windows 8.1

We've got roaming profiles from a Windows Server 2012 AD controller, and several windows 7 machines which log in and out fine. We have one problem machine, a Windows 8.1 laptop which constantly ...
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Roaming Profile Favorites

Is there a way to have your favorites roam from machine to machine with web browsers like Firefox and Chrome for example? Now, I assume you can edit the application so it saves the favorites to a ...
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Cleaning out AD Roaming Profile Cache

I've been playing around with AD RPs after watching some videos and they mentioned that you end up with a lot of disk space being filled due to cache and files being copied over from the server where ...
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How to make Lenovo Thinkpad switch for AP with best reception?

I recently changed the my network so that the 4 devices (1 router, 3AP's) is running on one SSID and different channels (instead of 4 different SSID's on same channel). I had some problems with ...
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How to appear to be in the US while in another country? [duplicate]

Just a precursor - I'm not trying to do anything illegal. I'm a telecommuter who wants to go out of the country (currently residing in the US) for an important family function. My boss is a mini ...
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Roaming profile location not updating

We have roaming profiles enabled for some users. We want to move some of them over to a new network share. We have copied the files to the location (using Windows backup so that permissions are ...
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Forcing Windows roaming profile sync

In my company the user profile and directory are roaming profiles and are getting synced at startup/shutdown. This doesn't always work correctly and sometimes changes get lost. It happens when there ...
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Roaming profiles using vault credentials (instead of user credentials)

I have a share on the server where roaming profiles are stored. Some clients use their vault accounts (through Credential manager) to access the server resources because their local accounts do not ...
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Thunderbird remote profile is huge

A long time ago (with Thunderbird 2 or 3) I knew a solution how to permanently delete old messages which are stored in the folder appdata/roaming/profile/xxxxx/mail Unfortunately I can't remember how ...
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Exclude a folder from roaming profiles

How can I exclude a folder from roaming profiles on a Windows 7 client machine? Microsoft has two articles on how to exclude it using group policy on the domain controller (For Windows 2000 and ...
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Logging off doesn't reflect deleted files to server

When a user deletes a file in their profile, should the deleted files also be deleted on the server where their roaming profile is stored? My users are seeing the files they deleted re-created in ...
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Mac roaming profile on a Windows 2008 domain

Have been pointed here by the guys at ServerFault - hoping this is the right forum (it seems to fit in with the guidelines). I'm setting up a home network with Windows 2008 R2 server. I've configured ...
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How can I prevent Firefox from storing a 10 MB places database file in my Windows roaming profile?

On my work PC, Firefox stores a 10 MB file called places.sqlite in my roaming profile: C:\Users\MY_USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\PROFILE_ID\places.sqlite I don't use any ...
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AD Domain with roaming laptops - connect or leave separate

What do you do when you have a pool of laptops that are given to staff when they travel? I work for a travel agency where we will send a staff member or two away on a tour with a group of people, and ...
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How to not store Thunderbirds emails in the roaming profile for a domain user?

I'm on Windows 7 Pro x64 in the company domain with enabled roaming profiles. My Thunderbird mailbox is roughly 8GB in size and synced to our Windows server on every logout, because Thunderbird puts ...
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How can I reset my own roaming profile on Windows 7 Professional?

My University uses Windows 7 professional roaming profiles with a domain. I'm not entirely sure how it works, so forgive me if this is a stupid question. Is there a way I can reset my profile to its ...
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How can I simultaneously run two instances of Firefox on different computers using the same profile?

I have a roaming profile set up for myself on my network (via Group Policy based redirection of My Docs and Desktop). Sometimes, I need to access a remote computer via RDC with the same credentials I ...
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How does the Roaming folder work?

Am I understanding the Roaming folder correctly (C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming)? When I log out from the domain on my PC, it copies everything into the "domain cloud" so to speak. Then when I log ...
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What installation options do I provide (everyone/just me, local settings, shared settings, etc)

This is something I've wrestled with off and on for ages. I have several apps with Inno Setup installers. By default, they install for all users, but the program settings (in an INI file) stored in ...
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How do I disable roaming profiles on WinXP?

As title: is there a way to disable roaming profiles in WinXP by using registry keys?
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Move Firefox user settings to another folder on same machine

Due to company restrictions where I currently work, My windows users folder %USERPROFILE% is space restricted. I get a warning that I must delete files before I can log off. Because of that, I have ...
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Where should I xcopy-deploy my applications on Windows 7?

a customer's I have some applications that are installed with plain xcopy. I know those applications will write some data into their installed directory at runtime. Now I want this application to be ...
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How can I verify if an end user is using a roaming profile in Windows Vista?

I know it's a really simple question but how can I verify if an end user is using a roaming profile in Windows Vista? I should clarify -- I don't manage the user's network... I support a product ...
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Where is my Firefox Profile on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala?

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and want to bring over my Firefox profile, I know where it is in Windows, where is it in Ubuntu? I feel like I've looked everywhere. Thanks
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Is there a way to make a default roaming profile using Server 2008 on a 2003 domain?

This domain uses roaming profiles for these specific users. I want to have files in the profile of every profile created. On a regular machine, I would put it in the All users directory. I can’t do ...
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Windows 7 Pinned taskbar items roaming profiles

I am using roaming profiles on a Windows server 2003 domain. On my Windows 7 box in the office i have have multiple items pinned to the taskbar. however when i boot up offline (say at home) i don't ...
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“Language for non-Unicode programs” changes when logging on with a roaming profile

When a user logs onto a computer the "Language for non-Unicode programs" changes to US, now i change it and apply to all profiles, but when he gets up and moves to another computer the same thing ...