Documents: The aforementioned "Users" folder is a major difference from XP... There really isn't a "Documents and Settings" or "Program Files" folder anymore--what you see of them are virtual representations for compatibility. I've seen this cause issues with the installation of older software, which expects there to be a real folder set there. I'm a bit confused as to why software you are installing complains about the location of the user's documents folder. As long as H is available, it shouldn't matter if it's local or remote...unless...are you installing as administrator? If the administrator you are running it as doesn't have access to H--even though the plain user *does*--then that may provide you with an error. So, you may want to check the admin's authority, or run as someone with both local admin authority and access to H.

Icons: There's a slider on the right-hand side of Windows Explorer that let's you pick the view mode. There's some play in it, in that you can control the icon size a bit without sliding it far enough to pick a different view.

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