[K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?
rowens at bio-chemvalve.com
Fri Sep 21 18:05:04 UTC 2007
Note that the first link I provided below has incorrect information.
The correct way to make a link is:
linkd <linkname> <target_folder>
Rob Owens wrote:
> I looked into 'subst' at your suggestion, but it appears to only allow
> you to assign a drive letter (and not a folder). But your suggestion
> led me to the following links, which show how to make a unix-like link
> on a windows system. I'm going to try this as soon as my users log off.
> Steve Gilmore wrote:
>> Maybe the 'subst' command could help you.
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob Owens" <rowens at bio-chemvalve.com>
>> To: "Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn at 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.
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