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The customized folder names might not be copied when you enable the Folder Redirection feature in Windows Vista SP1, Windows Vista SP2, and in Windows 7
Article ID: 979579 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
For example, the Accessories folder has a localized name on a non-English operating system by default. When this folder is copied to the shared drive by the Folder Redirection feature, the Accessories folder no longer has its localized name. Instead, it has the "Accessories" name in English.
The customized folder settings are stored in the Desktop.ini file. When the file that uses a name that is alphabetically earlier than Desktop.ini exists in the folder and a Desktop.ini file does not yet exist on the shared drive, a new Desktop.ini file without the localized settings is created on the server when the files are redirected.
For example, assume that the start menu is redirected. The Accessories folder in the Start menu has a localized name on a non-English operating system and includes a file that is alphabetically earlier than Desktop.ini, the Commandprompt.lnk file. In this scenario, the following process describes how the new Desktop.ini file is created:
To work around this issue, replace the Desktop.ini file on the shared drive with the Desktop.ini file that includes the localized settings after the files are redirected to the server at the first logon. The Desktop.ini file can be found in the default profile. The Desktop.ini file for the Accessories folder is located at the following location:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To reproduce this issue, follow these steps:
Article ID: 979579 - Last Review: February 24, 2010 - Revision: 1.0