Prevent user from creating documents and folder under My Document folder

Hi,
I redirect users MY document folder to share folder in windows 2003 server called "Property Documents" and all users are using there My documents folder to enter and share the documents in the same location in server. I creat two folder sub from "property Documents" which are
1- public folder
2- department documents
and i security to prevent them to creat any documents beside these two main folder,  i set security in "Property Documents" folder of server that prevent any one to save any documents beside these two main folder, but i face prblem not expected thats whenever user login to the windows xp (client PC) the OS creat folders My Pictures My Music etc.. and user can creat folder and save documents there as he want either thats i put security in folder... so how can i prevent him and prevent OS from creating anything in this folder using group policy!!!!???

ahmad_shamiAsked:
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TheCleanerCommented:
Why are you redirecting the My documents to a place where you don't want users to put files/folders into?

I'm confused at your question I guess.  Redirecting the My docs WILL create those basic folders like My Music, etc., because it syncs the My Docs files/folders with the new location on the network.
ahmad_shamiAuthor Commented:
i am enforcing the user to save they work documents to the place thats i want inside in the department documents
TheCleanerCommented:
OK,

If you redirect My documents to the \\server\share\%username%\department docs

location, it will still create those default folders of My Music, etc. by default...see here http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prde_ffs_cmob.asp

I do not believe there is a way to prevent them from being "redirected" as well.
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TheFoundersCommented:
My pictures can be left in the oridginal location by selecting the

Do not specify administrative policy ofr My Pictures

radio box from within the group policy

You can not stop the others without writing your own GPO template.

CJ
ahmad_shamiAuthor Commented:
can you tell me how can I type my own GPO template
TheCleanerCommented:
Here's "how" to do it:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/225087/en-us

But it's not easy to do, and you'll have to be precise with what gets changed, etc.


My honest advice is to figure out another solution to the issue or live with the idea that "that's just the way it is"...

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