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Re: [Samba] please wait for the user profile service...

From: Damien Dye <damien.j.dye_at_nospam>
Date: Thu May 06 2010 - 17:41:40 GMT
To: Evan Ingram <>


whats your profile paths set to in the global section of smb.conf ?
because windows thinks you got it set to \\samba\username\

no c: users is required you must have the registry part of the profile
local the rest does not.


 6 May 2010 12:41, Evan Ingram <> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-05-06 at 12:16 +0100, Damien Dye wrote:
>> windows vista / 7 clients will need the profile registry keys removing
>> before this works.
>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
>> make sure you don't remove local user profiles.
> which profile registry keys need removing?
> under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
> \ProfileList i can see directories for users (S-1-5-21-26....) and in
> each is a CentralProfile entry which is "\\samba\username\profile.V2",
> and a ProfileImagePath which is "C:\Users\username".
> i dont want profile data in C:\Users, can it just get it all from the
> samba profile dir?

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