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windows 2008 r2 regional settings for exists users

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Hi ,
I have set up a windows 2008 R2 as Terminal Server and have some users logged in ,

Now I found that their datetime format are U.S format ,
I have change it to en-AU format by administration , it effect new users , but the exists users are still U.S format,

how can I change them without login by their account one by one?
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by:Scottyworld
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Must admit I haven't tried this on a terminal server, but it works otherwise.....
1. Log on as a user and configure the settings exactly as you want them.
2. Now export the registry key: HKCU\Control Panel\International
3. Now just add this key to their logon script, so that it runs as soon as they log on and configures the settings for them
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by:GordonLiq
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Can you post the sample code of logon script?
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export the registry file from the "fixed" profile and save it as regionset.reg (for example)

You just need a line in the logon script that says:
regedit /s <path>\regionset.reg      where <path> is the path to the reg file on the server.

Users will need 'read' rights to the reg file location.
If you don't already have a logon script, just paste the above line into notepad and save the file as logon.bat
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by:GordonLiq
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that works , thank you
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