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Windows 98 profiles in a domain

By Josep ·
I have a network with 1 Win2K Server (AD activated), 11 Win2K Pro clients and 9 Win98 clients. I want to setup all of the computers so that any user can logon to any computer, and access their profile. The profiles are created yet on the Win2K Pro PCs, and there are some mandatories and some roaming. The mandatories has "My documents" folder in a shared folder on Server. The net with Windows 2000 is working, and now I want to add the subnet with Win98 PCs. I'm not sure how to enforce the profile being used when a user logs on to any other Win98 computer throughout the department. Any tips on where to look for some help? I want to use on a client with Windows 98, what can I to take advantage of (My Documents folder, Start Menus, Desktop Icons, ...)? What need I do? It's automatically? I want to conserve the maximum possible of the roaming and madatory profiles
Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks a lot!

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by Dengnell In reply to Windows 98 profiles in a ...

When you log on to a Windows 95 or Windows 98 computer, the user profile is copied from the user's home directory to the local machine. When you log off, the user profile is then copied back to the user's home directory. The home directory is set inthe user's account on either a Windows NT 4.x Server or Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server or Data Center. This path must be in the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) and must be created prior to the implementation. Other differences include:
No support for common groups, centrally stored Default User Profile.Remember, too that there are different files for the registry portion of User Profiles. The User.dat file in the various Windows operating systems is not interchangeable with the Ntuser.dat file in Windows NT 4.x or Windows 2000 profiles.

To make a profile mandatory for 98 users, simply change user.dat to user.man

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by Josep In reply to Windows 98 profiles in a ...

I have a clear idea about what is not interchangeable...
But, what is It interchangeable? What are the settings that the profile can convert from Win2000 to Win98?
Thx

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