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ROAMABLEROOTFOLDER user location vs installation location

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08-28-2013 01:29 PM

Any idea why AutoCAD R2012 would evaluate the ROAMABLEROOTFOLDER variable different on different machines or for different users?  We are using a network deployment to install AutoCAD 2012 on our workstations.  When checking either the registry or an AutoCAD profile, we see that some machines have set that varialble as:

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2012 - English\ (the installation folder)

Other machines have that variable set as:

C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2012 - English\R18.2\enu (the user folder)


Any ideas what might be causing that?  Our IT dept has the installation folder locked out, so I'm concerned that if a user tries to make any changes to a profile, for example, they'll get an error message and won't be able to make any adjustments.




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Re: ROAMABLEROOTFOLDER user location vs installation location

09-03-2013 04:25 AM in reply to: GLDMustang

You might try browsing or searching the Autodesk Up and Ready blog, or maybe you can contact one of the authors directly.


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