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FredJiencke2153
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Registered: ‎09-17-2011
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Huge Profile for AutoDesk programs

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09-19-2011 01:17 PM

Hi-

 

 

I'm new to posting and sort of new to a University Lab position. 

 

I was told that this is how to create an image:

 

Create a local admin account

Install Programs and make changes to settings (desktop, etc) under this account

Copy the profile to "Default User" profile

Run sysprep

 

My problem is that I install the Autodesk Programs (Civil 3D, Revit, etc).  I install the programs, and the profile is HUGE-On the order of 2 GB. 

 

It takes an unreasonable amount of time to transfer this default profile to each student's profile. 

 

And it will fill up the harddrive with 40+ students potentially using the same computer...

 

Does anybody know how to fix this-I could not be alone in experiencing this problem. 

 

 

Thanks so much,

 

Fred

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Registered: ‎05-21-2010
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Re: Huge Profile for AutoDesk programs

09-20-2011 06:43 AM in reply to: FredJiencke2153

Please refer to the installation docs  to configure the support content paths to alternate location to reduce the profile size.

 

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