Sorry, after reading old posts again I guess I should just rely on the
wizard to migrate profiles.
I just remember somewhere down the line someone told me not to assign anyone
to a computer other than the administrator. I guess that was bad advice.
"Tim H" <nospamstupid@newsgroup> wrote in message
>I am about to deploy a new SBS 2008 Standard server to a customer who's
>current network is peer to peer. There is a mish mash of clients from
>2000, XP Home and XP Pro. We are NOT connecting anything other than the XP
>Pro's and one new Win7. I know there are updates that will need to be
>applied before trying to //connect to the SBS but I am not sure which ones.
>Help here would be appreciated.
> More importantly, I have been spoiled, fortunate or whatever in the past
> and have not had to connect very many existing systems to an SBS box.
> Usually I am dealing with new clients with no saved user data.
> So my main question is; How do I preserve existing user data (desktops,
> documents etc) while connecting? This company has been in business for a
> while so I am sure there is a ton of user data that they will kill for if
> it does not transfer.
> I understand that while doing the //connect it will ask for user account
> to login with and I am to select "administrator" but in the past I have
> been advised to not assign any other logins at that time nor should I
> associate the users to an existing account. Previously when promted I
> just make the primary login "admin" and continue on thus hiding any
> existing user data. Not what I want to do this time.