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When you redirect the Documents folder on a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7-based computer to a network share, the folder name unexpectedly changes back to Documents
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When you redirect the Documents folder on a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7-based computer to a network share, the folder name unexpectedly changes back to Documents. You expect the folder name to be the user name.
This behavior may create many Documents folders on the network share. If you try to rename one Documents folder, all the other Documents folders change to that name.
To work around this behavior, use one of the following methods.
Method 1Create a subfolder under the redirected folder in the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path. For example, use the following UNC path:
Method 2Grant the user exclusive rights to the redirected folder. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 3Do not grant the Read permission to the administrator for the Desktop.ini files on the server. To do this, follow these steps:
Note If more than one Desktop.ini file exists, follow these steps for all the Desktop.ini files.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/default.mspxNote Method 2 works only for new users. To update the names of the existing folders on the server, we recommend that you use Method 3.
Steps to reproduce the behavior
Article ID: 947222 - Last Review: September 23, 2011 - Revision: 3.0