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Anonymous
June 7, 2005 1:20:47 PM

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Hi,

I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by
local/domain user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning
NTFS permission). Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that
information?

Thanks

Keith
Anonymous
June 7, 2005 3:48:24 PM

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http://tinyurl.com/9k2ar

"OM" <hkg04@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by local/domain
> user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning NTFS permission).
> Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that information?
>
> Thanks
>
> Keith
Anonymous
June 7, 2005 3:48:25 PM

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Jone Doe wrote:

> http://tinyurl.com/9k2ar
>
> "OM" <hkg04@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:u2YSdy3aFHA.616@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by local/domain
>>user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning NTFS permission).
>>Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that information?
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>Keith
>
>
>
Thanks, but it doesn't show which registry settings I have to modify to
point to different profile directory.

Keith
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Anonymous
June 8, 2005 2:01:00 PM

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OM wrote:

> I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by
> local/domain user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning
> NTFS permission). Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that
> information?
Hi,

In the registry, change the profile path for the local user to point to
the same profile folder as the domain user (or the other way around):

Take a look at this post:

From: Bruce Sanderson (bsanders@junk.junk)
Subject: Re: Moving a W2K PC between domains
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.general
Date: 2002-08-05 17:32:49 PST
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=uz48D%24NPCHA.612%...

More here as well:

Subject: Lost profile when domain name changes
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.active_directory
http://groups.google.co.uk/group/microsoft.public.win20...


If the user is not a local admin, you might need to to something on the
permission side. Use tip 4631 and 2240 in the 'Tips & Tricks' at
http://www.jsiinc.com as a guide.






--
torgeir, Microsoft MVP Scripting and WMI, Porsgrunn Norway
Administration scripting examples and an ONLINE version of
the 1328 page Scripting Guide:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/default.m...
Anonymous
June 8, 2005 2:01:01 PM

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Torgeir Bakken (MVP) wrote:
> OM wrote:
>
>> I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by
>> local/domain user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning
>> NTFS permission). Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that
>> information?
>
> Hi,
>
> In the registry, change the profile path for the local user to point to
> the same profile folder as the domain user (or the other way around):
>
> Take a look at this post:
>
> From: Bruce Sanderson (bsanders@junk.junk)
> Subject: Re: Moving a W2K PC between domains
> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.general
> Date: 2002-08-05 17:32:49 PST
> http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=uz48D%24NPCHA.612%...
>
> More here as well:
>
> Subject: Lost profile when domain name changes
> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.active_directory
> http://groups.google.co.uk/group/microsoft.public.win20...
>
>
>
> If the user is not a local admin, you might need to to something on the
> permission side. Use tip 4631 and 2240 in the 'Tips & Tricks' at
> http://www.jsiinc.com as a guide.
>
>
>
>
>
>
Thanks Tom,

I made the profileimagepath pointing to the local user profile directory
for the domain user and assign full control ntfs permission on this
profile directory.

When I logon, I am able the see the same desktop icons as the local
user. However, some of the settings are not preserved, e.g. IE homepage
and wall paper. These settings should be stored in the profile
directory, isn't it?

Keith
Anonymous
June 8, 2005 2:39:42 PM

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Torgeir Bakken (MVP) wrote:

> OM wrote:
>
>> I recall seeing something about sharing local user profile by
>> local/domain user account (by modifying regedit setting and assigning
>> NTFS permission). Would someone pls. tell me where I can find that
>> information?
>
> Hi,
>
> In the registry, change the profile path for the local user to point to
> the same profile folder as the domain user (or the other way around):
>
> Take a look at this post:
>
> From: Bruce Sanderson (bsanders@junk.junk)
> Subject: Re: Moving a W2K PC between domains
> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.general
> Date: 2002-08-05 17:32:49 PST
> http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=uz48D%24NPCHA.612%...
>
> More here as well:
>
> Subject: Lost profile when domain name changes
> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.win2000.active_directory
> http://groups.google.co.uk/group/microsoft.public.win20...
>
>
>
> If the user is not a local admin, you might need to to something on the
> permission side. Use tip 4631 and 2240 in the 'Tips & Tricks' at
> http://www.jsiinc.com as a guide.
>
>
>
>
>
>

I have to put the domain user in the local admin group in order to see
the same desktop wallpaper as well as IE home page. Can I achieve the
same result without doing so (assign local admin right to the domain user).

Thanks
Anonymous
June 9, 2005 3:05:02 PM

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OM wrote:

> I have to put the domain user in the local admin group in
> order to see the same desktop wallpaper as well as IE home
> page. Can I achieve the same result without doing so (assign
> local admin right to the domain user).
Hi,

Most likely it is a registry permission issue. See if applying full
rights to the domain user in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry branch
helps.


--
torgeir, Microsoft MVP Scripting and WMI, Porsgrunn Norway
Administration scripting examples and an ONLINE version of
the 1328 page Scripting Guide:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/default.m...
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 11:37:30 AM

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Torgeir Bakken (MVP) wrote:

> OM wrote:
>
>> I have to put the domain user in the local admin group in
>> order to see the same desktop wallpaper as well as IE home
>> page. Can I achieve the same result without doing so (assign
>> local admin right to the domain user).
>
> Hi,
>
> Most likely it is a registry permission issue. See if applying full
> rights to the domain user in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry branch
> helps.
>
>
Thanks Torgeir,

I figured that the local user is in the local administrative group while
the domain user who use the profile is only in the local user group. As
long as I assign administrative right to the domain user and all the
profile settings are preserved.
!