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New ways to do User Profiles tasks

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for configuring user profiles. The user interface for performing these tasks is different in this version of Windows from the way was in Windows NT 4.0.

Note

  • There are no significant user interface differences between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family for this component.

 

If you want to In Windows NT 4.0 use In this version of Windows use

Add a path to a user profile

User Manager in Administrative Tools

Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Users.

View the contents of a user profile

The profile is stored in Profiles typically in C:\Windows or C:\Winnt\UserName

Windows Explorer. The profile is stored in the \Documents and Settings\UserName folder.

Copy a user profile

System utility in Control Panel

System Properties, click the Advanced tab, and then, under User Profiles, click Settings.

Add a home directory to a path

User Manager in Administrative Tools

Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Users.

Add a logon script to a user profile

User Manager in Administrative Tools

Group Policy accessed through Active Directory Users and Computers

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