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Posted on 2011-04-27
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user on xp machine had my documents redirected to his home drive on server (not made available offline) when he went to save a file it would default to his mapped drive... all good. he gets new windows 7 machine but cannot map as it is not indexed. I don't want the drive available offline I want it to work as before. is this possible if so how I want to avoid group policy if possible. thanks
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windows explorer > libraries > documents > my documents

right click on my documents

select properties

click on loaction tab

you should be able to specify your location from here
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yes but the location has to be indexed which means making available offline. I found a work around browse to c:\users\username\ then right click on my documents and redirect from here. This is not the same as right clicking on my documents in the start menu it should be noted
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resolved! : )
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