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Microsoft Windows server 2003 enterprise
February 25, 2010 at 08:21:59
Specs: Windows XP
I am creating home directories for my users & they work fine and map correctly. However, when the user logs onto a server a WINDOWS directory is created in their home folder. Is there a way to stop this?

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March 3, 2010 at 08:46:47
What is stored in this Windows Directory after it is made or is it just blank?

This home directory is it a part of a roaming profile or is it just a share on your file server? You said mapped drive so I assume the latter. If it is mapped how are you mapping them, through a logon script or just using Windows Map on reconnect? If it is a logon script can you post your script?

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March 3, 2010 at 12:03:12
The windows foder contains a system folder that is empty, an inifile.upd, win, win.ctx.

It is a DFS share, I am using the home folder section in active directory to map the share. \\servername\sharename\%username%.

So far the only thing I can find to help would be folder redirection. I was hoping for other ideas.


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March 3, 2010 at 14:52:34
running citrix or terminal server?
roaming profiles?

Don't all your users all the time "logs onto a server"?

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March 4, 2010 at 09:55:14
Terminal Server with no roaming profiles.

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March 4, 2010 at 10:44:45
This appears to be normal since all of my TS user home folders are the same.

What problem is this causing you?

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March 4, 2010 at 10:55:31
It's not causing any problems. I really just didn't want my users to see it. I realize it is not a problem but wanted to see if there was an easy way to eliminate it.

Thanks for your help!

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