Redirecting the My Documents folder to a network share
Users are accustomed to saving documents, pictures, and more into their
My Documents folder, because that is what they do at home. When working on an office computer at their job, the natural tendency is to save right into the local
Documents folder as well. This is generally not a desired behavior, because backing up everyone's documents folders individually would be an administration nightmare. So the common resolution to this problem is to provide everyone with mapped network drives and train users to save documents into these mapped drives. This is good in theory, but difficult to execute in practice. As long as users still have the capability to save documents into their local
My Documents ...