Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

5 Jan

There’s a much easier method, non-destructive, which targets the actual Desktop.ini entry responsible for this behaviour. Go to:

Group

There’s a much easier method, non-destructive, which targets the actual Desktop.ini entry responsible for this behaviour. Go to:

Group Policy -> User Configuration -> Preferences -> Windows Settings -> Ini Files

Create a new Ini File entry, with the following settings:

Action: Delete

File Path: %homeshare%\desktop.ini

Section Name: .ShellClassInfo

Property Name: LocalizedResourceName

MAKE SURE you enable Run in logged-on user’s context under the Common tab.

This will remove the offending line from the user’s desktop.ini folder, fixing the folder display name behaviour, and leaving everything else intact, including any other user-set folder view customisations, etc. No mess, no fuss.

Policy -> User Configuration -> Preferences -> Windows Settings -> Ini Files

Create a new Ini File entry, with the following settings:

Action: Delete

File Path: %homeshare%\desktop.ini

Section Name: .ShellClassInfo

Property Name: LocalizedResourceName

MAKE SURE you enable Run in logged-on user’s context under the Common tab.

This will remove the offending line from the user’s desktop.ini folder, fixing the folder display name behaviour, and leaving everything else intact, including any other user-set folder view customisations, etc. No mess, no fuss.

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