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You may have noticed that Virtual CD TS did not set up any virtual CD drives during program installation. In the example, we created virtual drive "by hand" on the Virtual Drives page of the Virtual CD Settings to test program function post-installation. However, you probably don't want to leave it up to users to create whatever drives they may need, or want. That is why have developed user profiles, which make it easy for you to configure the VCD conditions that are effective when a user opens a session. Individual profiles can be edited in the Virtual CD Profile Editor, which is opened from the Quick Start utility, or from the Tasks and Tools tab in the Ribbon of the CD Control Center.



If your Virtual CD TS installation is connected to a Network Management Server, open the Profile Editor from the NMS program window. You need to use the NMS Profile Editor for editing profiles in this case, because the NMS is responsible for configurations within the network.


Profile files for Virtual CD TS without NMS are always stored in the %ProgramData%\Virtual CD v10\Data\Profiles directory. Users can edit profiles using the Profile Editor only if they have permission to write profile files. Users in general only need "read" privileges.



Each user must have "read" permission in the profile file; otherwise, they will be unable to run Virtual CD TS, because the settings that configure VCD TS access are retrieved from user profiles.


When you change the properties of a profile, the new settings are active only after:

the changes have been saved, and
a new session is opened.



Your new settings are not effective in sessions that were already open when the changes were made.



It is a good idea to back up your profile file regularly, so that you always have a recent version available in case of emergencies.