User profile editor
Posted on 1997-02-17
How do you access the user profile editor? I was trying to follow the instructions as described by the Knowledge base but got stuck halfway through...
On occasions, it may be necessary for an administrator to copy a defined User Profile to a number of Users, which will present each of them with an identical initial profile for their first logon, which they will then be able to modify as required.
This article shows you how to copy such a profile. One difficulty of this procedure is that it is not obvious, in the Copy To dialog box (under My Computer, Control Panel, System, User Profiles), what the correct entry for Copy Profile To should be for Roaming User Profiles. This article also covers that question.
To create a Roaming Profile:
1.In Control Panel System, click User Profiles and select an existing User Profile. 2.Change the type of profile by clicking Change Type. This will give the user the choice of selecting a Local or Roaming Profile.
In order to copy an existing User Profile to another User, so that it becomes a Roaming User Profile for the user who will receive a copy of the profile, follow the procedure below:
1.In Control panel, double-click the System icon. 2.Click the User Profiles tab. 3.Select either an existing Local or Roaming Profile which you wish to copy. 4.Click the Copy To button 5.Under Copy profile to specify a UNC path to the users profile directory, for example: