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Assiging folder rights transparently in Windows 2000 Pro for XP Home clients

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5 or so users will be connecting to a file server.  I want each user to have their own folder on the server, where their My Documents, e-mail, etc will go.  More than likely, that will be handled by a batch file using robocopy to backup the files to the server daily, or just map those folders to the server, I'm not sure yet.

Anyway, I want it set up such that if a user goes to their Z drive, it will show them their folder, but they can't access anything up the tree.  I don't want them to be able to go up and view others' files.  There is only one user on the network that I want to be able to see everything.

The client machines are Windows XP Home, one is Windows 2000 Pro, and the file server is Windows 2000 Pro.  There are no other servers in place, that is, nobody logs on to anything.  Most of the XP Home machines have AutoAdminLogon enabled to make starting up easier.  I would like to make this process transparent to the user, not have them faced with a logon screen when they get to their computer.

How would I go about setting this up?  This isn't imperative, the users could see others' files, but I'd like it set up this way if possible.

Thanks in advance!

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