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Search for a Single User

On the Home page, enter the leading characters of the username for the user, and click the Search icon.
You can include a user's domain in the search by adding it before the user's name, preceded by a backslash, for example FINANCE\johnsmith. You can also enter just the first part of the domain and username too, for example

The list below the search text box displays the matching usernames.

In the list of results, select a user.

The Manage User's Live Settings and Manage User's Backups buttons are now active.

Personalization Data Operations for Single Users

You can perform the following operations for single users:

ClosedManaging Backups

ClosedManaging Live Settings

Perform Quick Tasks on a Single User's Archive

Search for and select a user.

The Manage User's Live Settings and Manage User's Backups buttons are now active

Click Manage User's Backups.

The Backups dialog displays.

In the table of configuration groups, select the Windows Settings or Application group for which you want to manage archives.

To perform a quick task on the archives of the selected group, select one of the following options:

Delete all unprotected backups for a selected group

You can select Preserve Latest to prevent the most recent archive being deleted.

Create new backups for selected group

Enter a description for the new archive, and optionally select Protect to make it a protected archive.

Click Execute Task.

The task is completed and a success message displays.

Example -Perform a quick task to delete all archives for a Windows Setting group:

Perform Custom Tasks on a Single User's Backups

Search for and select a user.

The Manage User's Live Settings and Manage User's Backups buttons are now active

Click Manage User's Backups.

The Backups dialog displays.

In the table of configuration groups, select the Windows Settings or Application group for which you want to manage backups.

Select Create custom backup task for the selected group, and click Next.

The dialog displays the backups for the selected group.

Select one or more backups and then select one of the following:

Delete selected backups

Protect selected backup (this action unprotects the currently protected backup)

Unprotect selected backup

Edit description (you can perform this action on only one backup at a time)

Note
You can delete multiple unprotected backups at a time but can protect or unprotect only one at a time.

Click Execute Task.

The task is executed and a success message displays.

Perform Quick Tasks on Live Settings for a Single User

Search for and select a user.

The Manage User's Live Settings and Manage User's Archives buttons are now active.

Click Manage User's Live Settings.

The Live Settings dialog lists the names and content of the user's Application and Windows Settings groups.

Select a group, and then select one of the following Quick Tasks:

Select the Delete option and select one of the following options in the select box:

all current settings

all registry items

all file/folder items

If you selected a Windows Settings group, you must then select a appropriate Windows Settings option in a second select box, for example:

all windows settings groups

Explorer Settings

Regions and Language

Taskbar and Start Menu

IE10+  Cookies and History

Windows Desktop

Restore latest backup

You can choose to Back up current setting first when you select this option.

Click Execute Task.

The task is executed and a success message displays.

Perform Custom Tasks on Live Settings for a Single User

Search for and select a user.

The Manage User's Live Settings and Manage User's Archives buttons are now active.

Click Manage User's Live Settings.

The Live Settings dialog lists the names and content of the user's Application and Windows Settings groups.

Select a group, and then select Manually Edit under Custom Tasks.

Click Next.

The next dialog allows you to add file, folder, and registry actions to a task.

To delete files, do the following:

In the Files tab, select one or more files to delete.

Tip
Use the filter box to locate files and folders more quickly.

Select Delete selected files.

Click Add action to task.

The Delete action is added to the Actions in Task list.

Tip
If you want to remove an action, select its checkbox in the list and click the Delete icon (the trash can).

To delete folders, do the following:

Click the Folders tab.

Select one or more folders.

Select Delete selected folder.

Click Add action to task.

The Delete action is added to the Actions in Task list.

To add a registry action to the task, do the following:

Click the Registry tab.

In the tab, use the registry browser to navigate to and select required registry key or value.

Select one of the following Available Actions:

Delete selected values.

Delete selected name.

Change value for selected name. (You must select a value for this action to be valid, and enter a new value)

Click Add action to task.

The registry action is added to the Actions in Task list.

To add custom actions for another Applications or Windows Settings group, click Manage Another Group.

You return to the Live Settings dialog, where you can select another group.

Repeat steps 3 - 8 until you have added all the required actions.

Click Execute Task.

The next dialog displays a summary of the actions you selected.

Click Finish.

The task is completed and a success message displays.

Example - Delete selected files and folders for a Windows Settings group and delete a registry key for an Applications group:

 

 

 


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