Roaming profile - icons/folders once deleted reappear on diff. machines

I've got roaming profiles setup for everyone on our network.  I personally deleted a couple of icons off of my desktop on one computer, logged off, but when I log onto other machines, the icons and a folder or two, show back up.  

I have recently turned off "Offline files," which in another post was the problem.

It's not a big problem, just an annoyance.
TheJabsterAsked:
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rhandelsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

After deleting the icons, try to create a mapping to the specified folder and check to see if the icons are in the roaming profile on the server. If this is the case, then maybe the profile isn;t synced with the one on the workstation. Also, the profile could  still be situated on the pc and the servers settings will not be copied to the pc. Try deleting the c:\Documents & Settings\domain.username folder..
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rhandelsCommented:
>>Try deleting the c:\Documents & Settings\domain.username folder.<<

When logged in as another user off course..
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TheJabsterAuthor Commented:
Well they aren't on the server (as I thought) but they still are on the 2 computers that I haven't manually removed the folders/icons from the desktop.  I thought that as soon as I logged on to those computers that the roaming profile would load, and bypass the local one, therefore overwriting an older version that had been loaded earlier.

I don't want to have to go to each machine and delete the cached profile from c:\documents & settings\*user

Am I asking for something that can't be done?

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rhandelsCommented:
Hi,

>>Am I asking for something that can't be done?<<

Normally i would agree with you that the roaming profile should be copied over the local profile. But the local profile is often used to create a faster login time. Normally, the local profile should be deleted after logging of (maybe this can be done through GPO, not in a position to check it out now, if you need, i can check check for you in the morning, am at +1 GMT)..

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TheJabsterAuthor Commented:
Still didn't really work...  

Even when I deleted things out of the folder where my profile is stored on the server (links in IE) they showed up the next daya - and I had deleted them off of the local machine as well.  Seems that my profile isn't being scanned for changes or something...
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rhandelsCommented:
Sure looks like it. I would suggest throwing away the profile and recreating it (better said, copy it away for a small amount of time, this way you can always get the profile back). It looks like it's corrupted....
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rhandelsCommented:
I would say points for me....
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TheJabsterAuthor Commented:
My problem never truly got solved... however, to close this down, you are awarded the points.  Thanks for the help!
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