duplicate my documents folders

Posted on 2012-09-13
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Last Modified: 2012-09-13
I have just completed a migration from server 2003 / XP to 2008R2 / 7. We use roaming profiles with the users documents stored under \\server\%Username%. After the move users logging onto the new windows 7 machines are experiencing a problem: windows 7 is creating another my documents folder and as a result users now have 2 folders called my documents. I need to create a script to merge the old my documents folder with the new one and delete the old. I can tell the new my documents folder as it has an icon in the folder and unless the documents are copied into the new folder the problem re-occurs. I need a script to merge them and delete the old folder but have no idea how to differentiate between 2 folders with identical names……….any suggestions?
Question by:Dead_Eyes

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kevinhigg earned 1200 total points
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The 2 folders shouldn't really exist at the same location with the same name.  If you drop to a command prompt, what are the paths to these 2 directories?  Can you see anything that distinguishes them here?  Are you using folder redirection or any other magic to effect this change?  Regards.

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ID: 38397808
Good call, teach me to look at things late at night. One folder is listed as my documents and the other as documents so a simple robocopy script should take care of the problem

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