'Users', 'Program Files' and 'ProgramData' folders on diff. partit

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  1. FaVeRtAmUs

    FaVeRtAmUs Guest

    Hello,

    Does anyone know how to install Vista with users profile folder and program
    files folder on a different partition?

    I know that with XP we could use unattended installation. (KB 314843)

    Thanks,
    Fabio
     
    FaVeRtAmUs, Jul 4, 2006
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  2. Hello,
    You can do this via an unattended file for profiles.
    Program Files is not supported to relocated,, it will break servicing( you
    will not be able to sevice any components under program files if it is
    relocated. ( it never was supported, any legacy settings were undocumented).

    Unattended
    Components
    à Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup
    à FolderLocations
    à ProfilesDirectory

    The description given is ProfilesDirectory describes the path to the
    profiles directory, it can be other volumes as well.

    The example given is the following:

    <FolderLocations>
    <ProfilesDirectory>%SystemDrive%\Profiles</ProfilesDirectory>
    </FolderLocations>

    Thanks,
    Darrell Gorter[MSFT]

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
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    Darrell Gorter[MSFT], Jul 6, 2006
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  3. FaVeRtAmUs

    FaVeRtAmUs Guest

    And how do I install calling the XML file?

    Tks,
    Fabio
     
    FaVeRtAmUs, Jul 6, 2006
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  4. Hello Fabio,
    Same as before.
    Setup /unattend:<unattended file name>
    Thanks,
    Darrell Gorter[MSFT]

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
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    <
    <> Hello,
    <> You can do this via an unattended file for profiles.
    <> Program Files is not supported to relocated,, it will break servicing(
    you
    <> will not be able to sevice any components under program files if it is
    <> relocated. ( it never was supported, any legacy settings were
    undocumented).
    <>
    <> Unattended
    <> Components
    <> à Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup
    <> à FolderLocations
    <> à ProfilesDirectory
    <>
    <> The description given is ProfilesDirectory describes the path to the
    <> profiles directory, it can be other volumes as well.
    <>
    <> The example given is the following:
    <>
    <> <FolderLocations>
    <> <ProfilesDirectory>%SystemDrive%\Profiles</ProfilesDirectory>
    <> </FolderLocations>
    <>
    <> Thanks,
    <> Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
    <>
    <> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    rights
    <> --------------------
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    Darrell Gorter[MSFT], Jul 7, 2006
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