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[Question] - split documents and settings folder


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does anyone know if its possible to setup windows in such a way, that on creation of a new user all the settings to be stored in documents and settings folder only his documents to be stored in a similar foldertree but in a different location. Example

1. I create the user John.

2. In Documents and Settings a John subfolder is created and there all settings are stored except My Documents.

3. on drive D in folder Documents a John subfolder is created with My Documents Folder in it.

please tell me if this is possible. and how (if it is).

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This .REG file should work but I haven't tested it.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
"Personal"="D:\\%USERNAME%\\My Documents"

"Create Personal Folder"="MKDIR D:\\%USERNAME%\\My Documents"

I'd rather use D:\Documents\%USERNAME%.

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