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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Configuring the User’s Environment Settings

User accounts can also have profiles, logon scripts, and home directories associated with them. To configure these optional settings, double-click a display name in Active Directory Users And Computers and then click the Profile tab, as shown in Figure 11-3. On the Profile tab, you can set the following fields:

  • Profile Path. The path to the user’s profile. Profiles provide the environment settings for users. Each time a user logs on to a computer, that user’s profile is used to determine desktop and Control Panel settings, the availability of menu options and applications, and more. Setting the profile path is covered later in Managing User Profiles.

  • Logon Script. The path to the user’s logon script. Logon ...

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