[Samba] Roaming Profile XP
achow at gandalf.uwcsea.edu.sg
Wed Jun 25 05:48:35 GMT 2003
I have put the wallpapers found in c:\windows\web\wallpapers into Samba's
shared directory. And I point the desktop wallpaper to the Samba shared
directory. But it did not work when i tried logging in another machine.
Please help. Any way to copy stuff from Local Settings to Samba?
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 06:01:47PM +0800, Adrian Chow wrote:
>> I have configured roaming profile on WIndows Xp client that is connect
>> the Samba. Login works fine except that when I change the wallpaper on
>> one machine, log off and goes to another machine, the wallpaper was not
>> changed on the other one.
>> Other files created on the desktop are changed.
>> Can anyone explain or help ?
> I ran into this too. This is what happens. Say I set my background to be
> something OTHER THAN a bitmap like mypic.jpg. XP converts the jpg to a
> bitmap and stores the bitmap under "Local Settings" in the profile, which
> of course doesn't roam. The simple fix that I've been telling my users is
> to first convert their background to a bitmap image and store it on a
> network drive, then set your background to that image and your background
> roams with you.
> Works for me.
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