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  • Is there any solution that windows xp Roaming Profile Users may get their profile in windows 7 ? without moving their data ?

    so that any user may sit any machine and get atleast his/her required data like (Desktop,My doc, application setting , Email (outlook) etc..



    Tuesday, January 3, 2012 4:09 AM


  • Roaming profiles between XP and Windows 7 are not compatible so what I can recommend is that you use Folder Redirection to redirect Documents, Desktop, etc to a server location and always have that data available regardless if the users login on an XP machine or a Windows 7 machine.

    More on folder redirection: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732275.aspx

    Blogging about Windows for IT pros at www.theexperienceblog.com

    • Proposed as answer by Niki Han Thursday, January 5, 2012 3:06 AM
    • Marked as answer by Niki Han Thursday, January 12, 2012 2:02 AM
    Tuesday, January 3, 2012 8:05 AM