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Windows Vista - Change User Profile Directory

Posted on 2007-04-01
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Is there a setting someware that I can change the default location where users profiles are stored? Currently Windows Vista stores the user profiles under C:\Users. I would like to change that to E:\Users.
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I was hoping a system wide variable to make the change. Even if it is part of the install process.
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Perhaps it's the same as XP (can't check my Vista device at the moment).
Try from the registry:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
"ProfilesDirectory" - change the value there...
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Give TweakVI a shot - you can change a number of profile-related directories with it.
Here is a screenshot - https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/ee-stuff/3245-Untitled.jpg
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Thanks for that
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