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Setting default users home folder from c:\users to d:\users for Server 2008 local's terminal account

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I would like to just change the default location of the users home folder from the standard c:\users\%username% to u:\users\%username% to have all profile togheter.

many thanks for your help

is just a WINDOWS SERVER 2008 STANDARD WITH TERMINAL SERVICES

No other roles installed
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Doesn't work
I can reinstall the system to solve this problem but how?

I would just that all profiles are stored on a diverent local drive letter :(
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Update registry HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\ProfilesDirectory and restart server.
This will affect users that don't already have a profile directory mapped in registry (...\ProfileList\SID)
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