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Switching between laptop profiles

By dliby ·
I have a laptop with Windows 2000 that needs to log into a Domain in the office, log into a home network at the users home and start with another profile while he is on the road. Is there any software that we can use that is user friendly to accomplish this situation?

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by jc2it In reply to Switching between laptop ...

My experience with both IBM and Dell laptops is that this software comes with the computer. Take a look at your documentation for your laptop for this information. You could also list your brand and model number and we can help further

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by cmiller5400 In reply to Switching between laptop ...

You can use hardware profiles to load the different drivers/options required for different situations.

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by G... In reply to Switching between laptop ...

Wouldn't it be easier to have "3 users" on the laptop. 1 user for work, 1 for home and one on the road. I think it would go faster at logon anyway.

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by jon In reply to Switching between laptop ...

Are roaming profiles configured on the domain at the office?

Is there a domain controller at home???

If not, there really is no "logging into" a network per se.

There are two types of logins that I am familiar with. Either you login to the domain, or you login to your local computer (This computer).

If you're logging into the domain, the user account is not a local aspect of that computer which means that you can create local users on your computer to handle all logins to the local computer (this computer) and add them to the Administrator group (Control Panel -> Administrator Tools -> Computer Management)

You should then have 3 separate folders for user profiles in your Documents and Settings folder on your laptop.

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