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



Note that the first link I provided below has incorrect information.
The correct way to make a link is:

linkd <linkname> <target_folder>

-Rob

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.
> 
> http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-6230-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=185413&messageID=1895059
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9D467A69-57FF-4AE7-96EE-B18C4790CFFD&displaylang=en
> 
> -Rob
> 
> Steve Gilmore wrote:
>> 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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