Roaming your FTAs from device to device So, the key part is this file.If a user doesn’t have a profile (which you normally don’t when you log in on a new machine), it will generate one from this file.Interestingly, when I tried to do this via App Sense Environment Manager in the Naturally substitute paths as required for your environment.So, we now want to get our user to make some changes to his FTAs.Copy the entire text from the file you exported using the dism command and paste it into the OEMDefault file, replacing the entire text in there with your exported XML Save the OEMDefault file and now log in as a new user. I know Microsoft have a GPO which allows you to override this default XML file, but that GPO will apply to all users every time they log in, so it isn’t exactly flexible (or suitable, really).You should see instead of associating with Edge (which is the normal defaults), the user will have associations with Foxit and Chrome. Now for the complicated bit – enabling some roaming.The Citrix method is covered here, but I’m after something that does everything, if possible.
), and also open up the OEMDefault in Notepad as well (you may need to launch Notepad as an administrator to be able to save this file).
…and I’ve set the PDF association by using the “Open With” context menu from Explorer (see below)…
…which leaves me with my default associations configured just as I want them… Open up a command prompt with admin privileges, and run the following command folder as an example.
Also, if you’ve got an Application Manager configuration running in Restricted mode you will also need to add as an How could you do this if you didn’t have Application Manager?
Somehow, you need a script that elevates the user to an admin, executes the dism command, and then de-elevates again.
Running it as SYSTEM or another user won’t work, because then it will export settings, not the user’s.