A profile is a folder that contains all the settings pertaining to a users work environment on the system. By default these settings are stored under C:/Users Folder or C:/Documents and Settings in older operating system. A roaming profile on the other hand is stored on a network drive instead of a local folder . It is downloaded and cached on the system where user logs on.This cached profile is saved back to the server once the user logs out of the system. The advantage here is that user can log on to any system and have a consistent work environment.
Creating a roaming profile is not that complicated. Lets quickly go through the basic steps Continue reading