How to make a roaming directory in other location different of " My Documents"

Posted on 2004-09-26
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How can i make a roaming directory (that goes forward and back in all workstations with the roaming with user profile in a workstation (with Windows XP) and a Windows 2000 Server with Active Directory , in other location different of " My Documents" ?

In advance i appreciate your help
Question by:raulcord
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crissand earned 1500 total points
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You can create the folder you want to roam in the desktop, instead of My Documents. But the recommendation is to not roam a folder, but to store it in the home directory on the server. Therefore, the folder will not be copied on all computers where the user log on, but will be accessible in the home directory. If you need access to these files where not on the domain, use offline files:


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