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Synchronize User Accounts Between Multiple Pcs


So, i'm a high end user who does my own it at my 15 person company, and i also have 10 pcs networked at home. 6 have windows 7 home premium, 1 (a netbook) has windows 7 starter, and 3 (the kid's) have xp home sp3. All are legal and registered with automatic updating. All are in the same work-group and can call see each other fine. Several are 64 bit, most are 32 (all the xp are 32. I don't even know if there ever was a 64 bit xp home?)The question is this. Including the guest and admin accounts, some of the pcs have up to 8 user accounts.

I really want myself and my users to begin to have a seamless experience from pc to pc. I know how to use easy transfer to move the existing accounts onto the appropriate pcs, but despite extensive research i cannot discover a way to accurately keep the start menu order, desktop backgrounds, etc, in sync. So i would like to do one of two things:1) use synctoy2. 1 or some other method to synchronize the appropriate files regularly and automatically. 2) create an environment similar to terminal server that servers that user id those settings off of one machine, and saves the user's changes on that same machine.

I am already using one machine as a "media server"bandwidth and storage are no problem, have about 4tb with less the 1 in use and running wireless n draft nimo and wired gigabit. I would rather not purchase home server or any kind of premium program. Any advice or links to relevant literature are appreciated. If the xp machines can't participate in this that's no big deal the kids just use them to play internet games and watch movies.


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