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Home Folders in Windows 2008 R2

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Hi,

I have a client that wants Home Folders to be setup and implemented. I am able to create the Home Folders using "\\servername\Users\%username%\" without any problems. The issue that I am having is the permissions. I created a share named "Users" and I am assuming you give FULL control to the share and then apply NTFS permissions to the folder itself.

The problem is that other users can look into other Home Folders besides their own. We are using Windows XP and Windows 7 clients on the domain. I want to re-direct everyone's "My Documents" to their Home Folders to prevent people from saving documents to their local HDD.

Does anyone have a recommended procedure to accomplish this? I have limited experience in creating GPO's so that is holding me back.

Thank-you in advance for responding back to this post, it is greatly appreciated.

ElliTech
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Hi "dstewartjr".

Thanks for the response, I am able to setup the permissions as stated in the article. Any advice about setting up a GPO for re-directing the "My Documents" for Windows 7 PC's?

Obviously the location of My Documents has changed significantly between XP Pro and Win 7 Pro

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I appreciate this, I am horrible at setting up a GPO to accomplish this...

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If you have any advice in setting up a GPO to accomplish this task when the user logs in that would be awesome...

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