Prohibit User from manually redirecting Profile Folders

Prevents users from changing the path to their profile folders. By default a user can change the location of their individual profile folders like Documents Music etc. by typing a new path in the Locations tab of the folder’s Properties dialog box. If you enable this setting users are unable to type a new location in the Target box.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Explorer # DisablePersonalDirChange

  2. The Administrative Template path is:



* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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