[gptalk] Re: Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a synchronization on laptop

  • From: "Washington, Booker" <Booker.Washington@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 11:17:33 -0500

There is a loopback policy in place for this.



-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Tim Bolton
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 11:12 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a
synchronization on laptop

Would not a loop back policy be due here for the laptops?  I was
surprised that was not mentioned which is why I am asking...

TB

On 1/5/07, Washington, Booker <Booker.Washington@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have it set so that the user has exclusive rights to their folder.
So
> in that case, I think it is read only, correct?
>
> And now that I look at the folders on the server, the Read only box is
> checked under the folder properties for each user.
>
> The way I have folder redirection working is I have one top level
shared
> folder, and under that folder, will be the usernames, and within the
> username folders, there will be a desktop folder and a My documents
> folder.
>
> Again, all set for exclusive rights for each individual user.
>
>
> So it sounds like you are inferring, that because they are set to Read
> only, that the changes to the desktop are not saved because it can't
> save to the ini file?
>
> If that is the case, why would that be the case, when each user has
full
> control rights (I think via default) from having exclusive rights to
> their folder?
>
>
> And the other question is, what is a way around that, or what way,
> should I have set it up, if I still wanted each user to only have
rights
> to their folder without manually setting permissions for each user?
>
>
> Thanks
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 10:42 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a
> synchronization on laptop
>
> Is that folder set to read-only on the server? In other words, are you
> delivering per-user folder redirection or one desktop for a group of
> users?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> Behalf Of Washington, Booker
> Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 7:34 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a
> synchronization on laptop
>
> Yes I am
>
> And for some reason, SO FAR, it only seems to happen to my laptop
users
> that dock and undock, but I will try it on my desktop to see if it
> happens to me.   But any insight you can provide will be helpful.
>
> I was looking at some free utilities that save the position of desktop
> icons as an intermediate step.
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 7:28 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a
> synchronization on laptop
>
> Are you redirecting the desktop using Folder Redirection, by any
chance?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> Behalf Of Washington, Booker
> Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 2:13 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Desktop icons disappear/rearrange after a
> synchronization
> on laptop
>
> Has anyone ever seen, if you have a windows XP box setup for Offline
> Files to sync with a network server, the desktop icons rearrange
> themselves after reconnecting to the network and performing a sync
>
> First off, the icons all disappear when the notice pops up about
needing
> to sync once connected.  Then, once you hit the ok button to sync, all
> of the icons disappear off the desktop.  If you hit refresh, they are
> all arranged "grid" style, totally destroying the way that you had
your
> icons setup before the sync
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