We have set up some test users on several Windows 2000 Pro machines, logging
into a Windows 2000 server with AD and DNS implemented . The workstations
have Office 2000, Win2000SP1, Autocad, printers and drive mappings all setup
and imaged consistently.
Created a GPO on a new OU to apply scripts and re-directed folders
including MyDocuments folder and settings. User A logs into machine 1,
changes some things for fun, Outlook works fine. Goes to machine 2 and
everything work great but if they try to start Outlook it kicks into
re-installing itself and trashes the settings. (SMTP mail only, not
We are pretty sure the issue is how Outlook 2000 stuffs the PST (and
probably the rest of the settings) outside of the default folders that we
Can we redirect the other folders for the Outlook PST and settings? And
failing that, if we set up the Outlook 2000 user to use a PST installed in
their "MyDocuments" folder will that allow the "roaming profile GPO" to work
or are there still other Outlook dropping we will be missing?
Has anyone else fought this and found a cool (read also as easier and more
reliable way) to do this and should either of these work? Any help or
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