Where should normal.dot be when using roaming profiles in Windows 2000
Posted on 2004-11-25
The workstations are Windows 2000 with Office 2000. The server is SBS2003.
My first question is "Where should normal.dot be when using roaming profiles in Windows 2000"?
When I search various PCs on the network I find that the Normal.dot template is to be found in various places.
1: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates
2: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office
3: C:\Documents and Settings\<username here>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates
4: C:\Documents and Settings\<username here>\Templates
Where should it be?
For me, I would like it to be under their own username in Documents and Settings so that everyone can have their own Normal.dot
Why would there be a Normal.dot in Program Files? That would mean that every user would have to have the same template.
Next question. Let's suppose that we choose file location number 3. That is my guess. If we choose number 3 how do we ensure that every user has their normal.dot template in their own version of pathname number 3? Finally, how do we ensure that new users logging into that PC also have their normal.dot template default to that same pathname?