I set up all of my users so that they pull all our template files from our ePDM Vault. When I set up a new user, I use a SLDREG file to change all their settings. I have one user who about every 2-3 weeks his "Document Templates" path randomly changes. Sometimes a second path is added, sometimes the original path is replaced with a completely different path. But the really strange thing is that whenever this happens, the new path is always different.
The path to our vault is "C:\Production Vault\Templates". On this one computer, sometimes the path only changes so that "C:" changes to a different letter like "N:" or "V:", which neither path exists. Sometimes the entire path is replaced with just a drive letter. Once I reset their settings with my SLDREG file, everything is OK for another 2-3 weeks. One thing that I should mention, we are not running a SLDREG every time at start up, only to initially set up a computer, or in this case fix it.
Has anyone seen this before and have a suggestion on how to correct it? I'm hesitant to have IT uninstall/reinstall all of our SW products without trying to figure out what the actual cause is.