In standalone Windows, safely force all apps to use AppData\Local\ instead of AppData\Roaming\ and Hardening security [closed]

Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it focuses on one problem only by editing this post. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question In “standalone” or individual windows (vista & above: Vista, Win7, Win8, Win8.1, etc OS based) … Read more

Script to copy down portions of a roaming profile [closed]

It’s difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center. Closed 8 years ago. I’m currently working on migrating users to Windows … Read more

Deleted files on network drive from user A show up in user B’s local recycle bin

A customer relayed to us the issue that one of his users (user B) discovered sensitive documents in his recycle bin, which another user (user A) apparently deleted on a mapped network drive. Now, I am under the impression that this is not possible. Maybe getting files which one deletes himself to show up in … Read more

Windows roaming profile when creating a new user profile

When a particular user is having a lot of problems with Windows XP e.g. applications crashing, unresponsive applications (which used to work), and as a general troubleshooting practice for a domain user, I normally rename that user’s old profile and get him/her to logon to create a “fresh” profile (on the same PC). More often … Read more

SMB2? Traffic Crashing Network Windows Server 2012 R2

I am running a network at a school. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. Out of the blue about a week ago, I started experiencing network issues. Examples: Can’t log into roaming profile Desktop background or icons fail to load on login Network drives are inaccessible Can’t use the internet (DNS Server Failure? … Read more

can I set Roaming Profiles to create folders and permissions on a new pc they are used on?

hopefully a quick question, we run roaming profiles on Server 2008 R2 to allow desk hot swapping. At the moment, because of some of the software packages running, we have to manually set the user as a local admin, create various internet explorer trusted sites and install some active-x controls for a web based package. … Read more

Roaming Profile Control [closed]

Closed. This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Add details and clarify the problem by editing this post. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way … Read more

Unwanted start menu items roaming with user profile

Our users are setup with roaming profiles in Active Directory. The trouble is that when they install some application on, say, machine A and it creates a start menu shortcut in C:\Users\userid\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\, then these start menu shortcuts will roam to other machines, even though the applications aren’t installed on these other machines, thus creating … Read more