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Why is my Roaming Profile only showing Desktop shortcuts?

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My Romaing Profile is not showing mapped network drives or desktop background.
I copied the Roaming Profile to a network share using the System applet, but it appears to be working only partially

Any ideas?
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Question by:cliffordgormley
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how have you got your drive mappings? are they being mapped with a script?
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by:cliffordgormley
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no.  I just mapped them manually from the local machine that has the original Roaming Profile
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by:Jay_Jay70
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i am not sure if that will work or not.....i use folder redirection, but in ever case of raoming profiles i have seen, you still have to use a script to map the drives, set it as a logon script
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by:cliffordgormley
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ok, let me try that.
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by:Jay_Jay70
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you have a script already? or do you need one?
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by:cliffordgormley
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i need one, actually
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by:Jay_Jay70
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considering i am basically a moron when it comes to scripting, ill give you this link instead!
http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/Logon_HomeDir.htm
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by:Netman66
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Simply resetting the Profile path on your account in AD should copy the profile properly to the new location.

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out of curiosity NM, with RP do the drives map and stay with the profile? i don't want to be leading this the wrong way and i only ever use the redirection capability
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by:Netman66
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Yes, drive mappings are profile dependant.

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