What Is a User Profile?

As part of a VIU employee computer account, you also get a ‘profile’. A ‘profile‘ allows you to log on to a computer, set up your computer experience (such as a desktop background, icon locations, printers, share drives, and toolbar and software preferences), log off, and then log back on again and all those ‘computer experience’ settings are still there for you. A profile can either be redirect, roaming or local. Please note that the U: drive is not considered to be part of a profile.

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