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Re: XP Standardization
From: "Chris Berry" <compjma () hotmail com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:17:57 -0800
From: ohnonono () hushmail com
I am trying to standardize the desktop for all new users on Win XP SP >1.
We are doing this mostly for security reasons. We are tired of >having
different people having different desktops. It would be nice >to have all
the players on the team wearing the same jersey for lack >of a better
metaphor. The users are Memebers of a Win 2k Domain >running AD. My
question is this; how do I get all users to have the >same profile as
default. I remember in 2000 and NT 4 you created the >profile and then
copied it over to the default user. There does not >appear to be a default
user in XP. I have set up the profile the way I >wanted it but I am not
sure where to copy it over to
There are probably multiple ways to do this, here is the one I know. Set
all users to have roaming profiles, set up the desktop you want them to
have, then change the file Ntuser.dat to Ntuser.man Once you do this any
time they log in they will recieve the default profile, and it will be read
only so any changes they make will not be saved.
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