Howto install Users folder to seperate drive / partition during windows setup

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by seapoint, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. seapoint

    seapoint MDL Novice

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    I know it is possible to move the Users folder to a seperate folder after setup, but it still leaves behind a users folder with some items... outlook data, etc.
    Is it possible to install Users folder in the first instance, with a script etc, during the initial clean installation?
     
  2. frwil

    frwil MDL Addicted

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    I think it's impossible without very serious modifying and even parsing install.wim and hacking all setup dll files inside boot.wim, cause Win7/Vista installation is a sort of applying a whole image from install.wim to a physical partition (or vhd), it's totally different from XP installation method, so i don't see how folders and files from one image inside install.wim can be moved to different root locations during setup.
     
  3. urie

    urie Moderator
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