[Samba] PDC for XP: empty desktop and desktop.ini showing up

Florian Effenberger floeff at arcor.de
Mon Sep 27 14:01:57 GMT 2004

Hi Robert,

> that sounds miracle to me cause this works at my setup very well
> suse 9 samba 3.07 ldap pdc
> where have you implemented
> hide files = /desktop.ini/ntuser.ini/NTUSER.*/ ?
> you have to it in the profiles share , if you have a extra one
> or in the home section , if you configured samba to hold the profile in 
> the home share for beeing compatible with win 98,
> be sure that your profile is realy loaded from samba , and not
> a caching one from the client machine.
> I recommend to setup a new test user , let win xp create
> the brand new profile, make your setups, log out log in
> so normally you will see the problem solved

You were right, adding it to the specific shares helped me out, thanks a 

However, I still get this "funny" profile with an empty desktop and no 
XP style, so it seems that something is just not correct. Do you use XP 
as a client to your PDC? How does your profile look when you log on for 
the first time?


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