Profile_Quota - Windows 2000/XP Roaming profiles In the...

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Last modified: 5/10/2006 Windows 2000/XP & Roaming profiles In the College of Technology we use roaming profiles. A roaming profile allows your desktop settings, Internet Explorer favorites, cookies, wallpaper, mail profile & various software configuration settings to travel with you as you move from machine to machine within the TCN network. The profiles have a 15 MB quota limit set on them. This allows for fast login times by minimizing the profile size downloaded from the network at each logon. Profile Tray Icon Near the clock at the bottom right-hand side of your screen should be the system tray profile icon which indicates the status of your user profile in regard to how close you are to the 15mb quota. It will look like one of the following three icons. under quota, warning-close to quota, over quota If you have “Hide Inactive Icons” turned on, you may have click the arrow button shown below to display the profile quota icon. Double-clicking on this icon will bring up the following window which displays detailed information regarding the files that are using up the most space in your profile. You can use Windows Explorer (“My Computer”) to move or delete unnecessary files or folders.
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Last modified: 5/10/2006 Some applications save data into the user profile space which places the profile over the quota at which point you will receive an error message similar to the following: You will not be able to logout of your machine until this is corrected. While we have taken several measures to prevent some programs from doing this, there are several steps you can take to resolve this problem yourself. Following the notes in the rest of this document should help. Files on Desktop
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course MFET 474 taught by Professor Kostek,t during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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