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Cannot find user profiles

I have a windows 2003 server domain setup with many users, things seem to be ok.
When user name = "staff" is used the workstation states that "cannot find profiles".
All other users log in without any errors except "staff". Is there a possibility that 1 user can log in multiple time without any errors?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
can you check for any other errors for me in the event log? do you have roaming profiles set up

a user can log on to multiple sessions without a hitch
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lcipolloneAuthor Commented:
how to you set roaming profiles so that a user can log in multiple times?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
i don't actually reccommend using roaming profiles if your user is going to be logging on to different sessions, you will lose data when the last machine to log off, replicates all the data back to the server and writes over all the other data there... if this is a maintenance account then don't use roaming profiles, if this is just a standard then you should look at changin the way you have accounts set up
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lcipolloneAuthor Commented:
what kind of setup should i have for my the "staff" user, so that the files won't be lost?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
if you are using an account that logs on to different machines regularly, ie, 5 people use the staff account at the same time, then you shouldnt be using roaming profiles OR folder redirection, eventually, it wil fall over, you should have separate users if you want to redirect
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mattbcsCommented:
Double check the user properties for staff in AD Users and Computers.
Check the path to the profile directory on the server. Verify that the path is correct, and that the folder does indeed exist.
If it doesn't exist, you can manually create it, however you'll need to give the user staff full control of the folder, and set the ownership to the user staff.

Hope this helps!
- Matt
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