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



Good idea.  Thanks.

Kriston Purdy wrote:
> 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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