Thursday, March 07, 2013 4:24 PM
Just installed a Windows 2008 R2 intended for Terminal Server.
The \\Server has a share locally \\Server\TScommon$\Start-Menu where all users have access, and the share is set up properly.
However it does not work for my test-users.
Event log from a user logged on:
Successfully applied policy and redirected folder "Start-Menu" to "\\server\TScommon$\start-menu".
My Group Policy
Computer Configuration (Enabled)
Policy definitions (ADMX files) retrieved from the central store.System/Group Policy
User Group Policy loopback processing mode Enabled
SettingsFolder RedirectionSetting: Not configuredStart MenuSetting: Basic (Redirect
everyone's folder to the same location)Options:
Grant user exclusive rights to Start Menu Disabled Move the contents of Start Menu to the new location Enabled Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000
server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems
Policy Removal Behavior
Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar
Add Logoff to the Start Menu Enabled
Prevent changes to Taskbar and Start Menu Settings Enabled
Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down command Enabled
Remove Clock from the system notification area Disabled
Remove My Music icon from Start Menu Enabled
Remove the "Undock PC" button from the Start Menu Enabled
Remove user's folders from the Start Menu Enabled
Turn off personalized menus Enabled
Turn off user tracking Enabled
Force classic Start-Menu Enabled
Thursday, March 07, 2013 5:25 PMBased on what you get from event log it redirected desktop instead??? But are you sure about move content if you want same start-menu for all users that login?
Thursday, March 07, 2013 9:32 PM
yeah sorry i was copying from here and there and noticed i had copied the wrong eventlog line so I just fixed it manually. I also redirect the desktop but that works fine.
Thursday, March 07, 2013 9:35 PMMove content as I wrote above?
Friday, March 08, 2013 8:23 AM
but that would require users to have write-access to the start-menu? anyways, this was enabled before and did not affect my setup. I have also set everybody modify access on the permissions tab on the start menu to ensure that there is no access limitations. I have now re-enabled Move option.
Successfully applied policy and redirected folder "Start Menu" to "\\server\tscommon$\start-menu".
Still no start menu for users that are applied this policy.
Strange that I see the correct start menu when i log on as an admin. The access-rules are correctly set and I get no errors in eventlogs.
Friday, March 08, 2013 9:29 AMModerator
Please make sure the "Grant the user exclusive rights" option is unchecked when you configured the Folder Redirection settings.
- Edited by Cicely FengMicrosoft Contingent Staff, Moderator Friday, March 08, 2013 9:32 AM
Friday, March 08, 2013 9:39 AM
It's not enabled. Only Move is enabled now. All users see are the All users start-menu (C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\)
- Edited by HAL07 Friday, March 08, 2013 9:41 AM
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 3:16 AMModerator
Run gpresult /h report.html command when logged on as a problematic user to have a check.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:32 AM
I got help from a payed incident at Microsoft.
The "Remove user's folders from the Start Menu" Enabled will prevent redirection of start menu for some reason.
Also, you need to enable "Remove common program groups from Start Menu" or else users will see both the redirected start menu merged with the All users start menu (C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\).
Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:37 AMModerator
Thank you for your updating.
- Edited by Cicely FengMicrosoft Contingent Staff, Moderator Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:37 AM