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User home directories showing as "my documents"

Posted on 2010-11-22
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We recently updated the server housing user home directories from 2003 server to 2008r2. Now many (not all) of the directories in the home share show the name "my documents" instead of the username when view in Explorer. From a command line the names are correct.

Any suggestions on how to fix this and have the correct directory names display?
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Delete the file "desktop.ini" (with the attributes Hidden and System) in the root of these folders.
A batch script to do that quickly (currently in test mode; remove the capitalized ECHOs to run it for real):

@echo off
set HomeRoot=D:\Home
for /d %%a in ("%HomeRoot%\*.*") do (
  echo Processing %%~nxa ...
  if exist "%%a\desktop.ini" (
    ECHO attrib -h -s "%%a\desktop.ini"
    ECHO del "%%a\desktop.ini"
  )
)

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Thanks, that did it. I was thinking it would be some special extended attribute on the directory but it was just that simple desktop.ini file.
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