Modifying The Default Profile In Vista
Hey, I'm no programmer. Any idea where to find the locations of the Sidebar and Security settings? There are a lot of opinions, but nothing I've found so far has been 100% reliable. I'm a tech and I'm always shifting files from A to B and then to C, so regular XP Windows views have never suited me. have a peek at this web-site
So, just to make sure one of her kids doesn't stuff it up, I want to change the Default profile to the same as my fully customized, lean and mean profile, Cheers 0 Back to top #8 porty porty TEG Forum Member Members 54 posts Posted 03 October 2009 - 11:36 PM OK, Cyanna, I've tried your 5-point method several times and HERE is the reference MS article on unattended Vista installations 0 Computers are useless. When you have the file add the following in the specialize section
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They can only give you answers. Security center: the only way I know of to make settings global is via group policy Sidebar settings are stored in HKLM 0 Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. I've been wrestling with this problem since the days of Win98 and I've spent countless hours scouring the net and posting on forums in a fruitless quest for some way to
To your specific points: folder view settings is so volatile in Vista many consider it buggy. This result corresponds to what others are saying online; that the regular methods don't work. The info I found was either too basic or incorrect, or really geeky, like Sysprep and CopyProfile. Windows 7 Default User Login Goes like clockwork.
Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) Back to top #7 porty porty TEG Forum Member Members 54 posts Posted 03 October 2009 - 05:53 PM Thanks again Cyanna. Thanks for your further response. 0 Back to top #6 cyanna cyanna Senior TEG Forum Member Members 6,185 posts Gender:Female Location:UK Posted 03 October 2009 - 04:13 PM You don't have As I said earlier, I prefer to disable the Security Center warning by right-clicking the tray icon, opening its window, selecting 'Change the way Security Center alerts me' and opting for Getting a new user-profile configured properly is simple enough.
Check the registry as well to make sure that all keys related to any other profile than CustomizedUser, Default and Public are deleted. Microsoft-windows-shell-setup\copyprofile Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) Back to top #3 porty porty TEG Forum Member Members 54 posts Posted 02 October 2009 - 10:23 PM Um, thanks. Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) Back to top #12 porty porty TEG Forum Member Members 54 posts Posted 05 October 2009 - 09:50 PM Thanks Cyanna, I'll note your info for What I'm having problems with, is making that profile the new system default, so that ALL new user-profiles created thereafter end up with all the same settings.
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Navigate to C:\Users. Log in as administrator but not as CustomizedUser2. Windows 7 Default User Profile Corrupt Register now! Windows 7 Logged On With Default Profile The copying over of the CustomizedUser profile to the Default folder has caused various kinds of problems.
There may be other minor items; I haven't done an in-depth search. Check This Out My Custom Profile includes these settings: Windows Sidebar disabled (Don't start with Windows) Folder views set to LIST Security Center set to 'Don't notify me, don't show icon'. But after creating a new User, the Security Center icon is in the tray on first boot, as you'd expect, and moaning about Security problems, but now, because the Service is But I'm confused. Default User Profile Windows 10
As I'd discovered earlier, this setting doesn't carry over into a new User profile after modification by the method we've been discussing above, so I modified the new 'template' profile further Exactly what kind of trouble has varied from a system to another, from no desktop background to Adobe acrobat having to be wiped out and reinstalled, possibly depending on which applications but the XP method doesn't work in Vista. Source Does anyone have a simple and succinct walkthrough for this?
And a quick Google seems to indicate that not too many folk are aware of a method that DOES work. Default User Folder But this method didn't do it on this Vista laptop. It gets created once the user has logged in for the first time.
But that was part of the problem.
Set like that, XP is an absolute breeze, and a pleasure to work with. As I said, I'm a tech, but I'm not a programmer or a vbs guru, so I'd prefer something that's straightforward. Copy the C:\Users\CustomizedUser folder, right click the Default folder and choose paste.5. Where Are User Profiles Stored By Default In Windows Server 2008? Make sure you set Explorer to show hidden and system folders, otherwise the copy operation will not copy hidden folders.3.
Like, have YOU tried (not just read about) a method that works? The first-run experience is, I believe, determined by the settings in "C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\settings.ini". But none of these settings port to the new Default Profile. have a peek here Open an elevated command prompt and run:c:\windows\system32\sysprep\sysprep.exe /generalize /oobe /shutdown /unattend:unattend.xmlOnce you press Enter there's no return, system will be sysprepped......PS.
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