Name of My Documents Folder "Inherited" from Default User

Posted: 03-13-2009, 03:56 PM
Following advice of the Que "Using Microsoft Windows XP Professional" book, I
configured one (administrator) account -- call it Administrator2 -- the way
I wanted it (DUN, printers, desktop, start menu, etc.) and then copied its
profile onto that of "Default User." Then I logged onto a new (User) account
-- call it User1 -- which did indeed pick up the configuration settings that
I wanted from "Default User."

There is one quirk, however: When viewed from the "Computer Administrator"
account, the names of the "My Documents" folders under "Documents and
Settings" for Administrator2, "Default User," and User1 are all the same:
"Administrator2's Documents." I'm worried that this may cause confusion when
I move one or more of these "My Documents" folders to a different disk
volume. Is there a way that I can rename the two anomalous "Administrator2's
Documents" folders to "Default User's Documents" and "User1's Documents,"
respectively, without causing other problems, or is this just a non-issue?

Name of My Documents Folder "Inherited" from Default User


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RE: Name of My Documents Folder "Inherited" from Default User
Posted: 03-14-2009, 12:49 AM
An addendum to the previous question: In the past (on W2K) I have
successfully moved the entire "Documents and Settings" folder to a disk
volume separate from the OS (although I don't immediately remember how). If
this is acceptable on XP Pro, does anybody have blow-by-blow instructions for
correctly doing so?



"JCW" wrote:
> ...I'm worried that this may cause confusion when
> I move one or more of these "My Documents" folders to a different disk
> volume. Is there a way that I can rename the two anomalous "Administrator2's
> Documents" folders to "Default User's Documents" and "User1's Documents,"
> respectively, without causing other problems, or is this just a non-issue?
 
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