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RE: [K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?



What I've generally done, is export the registry to a .reg file, open it
with notepad and used the search and replace tool within notepad. Quick and
easy fix.
KrisP

-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On Behalf
Of Steve Gilmore
Sent: September 19, 2007 3:30 PM
To: Support list for open source software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?

Rob,
Maybe the 'subst' command could help you.
http://www.windowsinternals.com/mapping-drive-letters-to-local-folders-with-
subst/
http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10877_11-5975262.html

cheers
SteveG
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Owens" <rowens bio-chemvalve com>
To: "Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:22 AM
Subject: [K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?


>I know some of the guys on this list have implemented roaming profiles
> using samba--maybe that knowledge can help me w/ my windows problem.  I
> want to move the "documents and settings" folder on our windows terminal
> server to a new drive.  The instructions I've found on microsoft's
> website include a step which requires you to edit every registry entry
> that contains the path c:\documents and settings.  I looked through my
> registry and stopped counting when I hit 500 occurrences of this path.
> Is there an easier way?
>
> Sorry for the Windows question, but it's all part of my long-term plan
> to put Linux on the desktop.
>
> -Rob
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