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How do I force a default user profile to be used when domain users log on with windows 7?

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I wanted to know if and how it would be possible to make all domain users that are logging onto a machine to be forced to use a default user profile stored locally. If someone could assist me I would greatly appreciate it. I can provide any specific information needed... Also if this could be possible through group policy and if so what steps would I have to take to implement this into group policy.

Machine is a windows 7 machine and I am running server 2003.

Thanks again
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Here's a good article walking through one way to do this, but it requires using MDT 2010.
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Customizing-Default-User-Profile-Windows-7-Part1.html

And then here is another, simpler way to achieve this:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff458273(WS.10).aspx
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Not a complete solution, but it points me in the right direction.  As I work through this problem and develop a complete solution, I will post what I find.
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