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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053 by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 17. Managing User Profiles

Introducing User Profiles 546

Working with User Profiles 550

Using Roaming User Profiles 559

As you've undoubtedly discovered, Microsoft Windows XP offers users all manner of customization possibilities. Using various settings in Control Panel and elsewhere, users can control the appearance of their desktop, taskbar, Start menu, folder windows, and other items; specify sounds that play when certain events occur; add or remove programs; and so on. This is terrific for a single computer operated by a single user who wants to master his or her working environment.

But if, as an administrator, you have to keep more than one computer humming along and keep more than one user productive, you might want to perform some ...

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