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12-17-2005, 02:21 AM
I'm curious about setting up roaming profiles on my home network and I would like to know how to set them up and any particular software required.
Thanks in advance.
12-17-2005, 04:10 AM
Here (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314478) is how you would do it assuming that you're using Windows XP.
12-18-2005, 02:19 AM
I know how to change between them but when I try to change to a roaming profile I can't because it is 'dimmed' and I want to know what hardware and software I need to have on my network to enable roaming profiles
12-18-2005, 09:34 PM
As I recall you need to have the computer be a member of a domain or active directory in order to use roaming profiles so that there is a logon server that would store the roaming profile.
12-20-2005, 07:15 AM
As I recall you need to have the computer be a member of a domain or active directory in order to use roaming profiles so that there is a logon server that would store the roaming profile.what would I need to do to set that up on my server.
12-20-2005, 07:24 AM
I take it then you are running a version of Windows Server? If so, what version are you using? e.g. 2000, 2003, etc.
12-21-2005, 09:46 AM
i don't have any 'server' software. i have 2 computer running winXP Pro and another running win2k Pro.
12-21-2005, 02:48 PM
I'm pretty sure you have to have a server (Win2K or Win2K3), and you have to have Active Directory running.
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