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Folder Redirection of Application Data suddenly stops working

Posted on 2008-06-26
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One of my laptops running XP Pro booted one morning on the domain (2003) and outlook (Pop3) started the new account wizard like nothing was configured.  After looking at it, I found the profile was pointing to the TEMP profile under Documents and Settings for the Application Data folder.

I have a GPO that redirects users Desktop, My Docs and Application Data folders to the same place.  Desktop and My Docs are working fine.  I use them in conjunction with Offline files with no issue.  I can't understand why this could happen all of a sudden.  I am the only admin on the network so I didn't make any changes to anything in the last 2 weeks.

Any suggestions, I don't want to reconfigure outlook to use the temp directory just for it to start working again all of a sudden and now I have to change it back.

Thanks in advance
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Casey Herman earned 500 total points
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I would reset the offline files and folders db first on the workstation

Log in as the user...  
open my computer-->then tools-->folder options-->offline files tab

This is the stuff that is not openly documented by M$

press ctrl+shift then click "delete files".  You will get a box that asks you to reinitialize the cache... this will require a reboot.  I hope this helps


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Exactly the problem.  Thans
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