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hku/hkcu values source windows 7

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When I new user logs into a Win7 system for the first time  on a domain system are there a source registry records used as a template to create hku/hkcu

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David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
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hkey_users\.default
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It pulls from NETLOGON\Default User on the DC first.  If this does not exist, it pulls HKCU from C:\users\default user.

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is there a way to set registry items via the GPO for a user on a specific machine.

We have some software that uses the registry for its setting and multiple people can log into a desktop.  Depending upon which desktop they are at I need to set a workstation id and all users at that desktop would have the same workstation id.

The registry item is saved in hkcu and not hklm
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you would need a group policy and a script that will assign a workstation id to a %computername%  and then add this to the registry.

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Can you please explain further ?
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other than %computername% how can I retrieve other environment variables for a workstation at the time of login ?
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at a command prompt type 'set' and you will see the list of environmental variables
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