Mailing List Message #100514
From: Tom Rymes <>
Subject: Re: Error with MAPI on Vista - wrong user folder
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 17:52:17 -0400
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>
On 08/09/2010 11:29 AM, Tom Rymes wrote:
On 08/09/2010 11:25 AM, wrote:
Just zeroing in on your mention of the profile folder for the user.
When a user 'Fred' logs on to a PC for the first time, the 'user profile
folder' is 'fred', for example.
If that account is recreated elsewhere and then logs on again, the PC
sees it as a different user to the one before and in order to identify
them as separate accounts, appends the windows domain name on the end as
you note.
So the first time a user logs on, the windows domain is not used in this

Indeed, that is the case. This is fairly common, and it happens on our
XP workstations, too. What I don't understand is why the MAPI Connector
has a problem when this happens on Vista, but not on XP.

The only other difference is that XP uses "C:\Documents and
Settings\user.Domain\..." and Vista uses "C:\Users\user.domain..."


Has nobody else run into this discrepancy? I am fairly certain that I can reproduce it quite easily on a new PC.

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