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Vista, domain user profile status is temp

I am having a problem with domain user profiles on a vista machine. My objective is to copy a local user profile to the users new domain profile. I am unable to do this because the domain user profile status is temp, so I cannot perform the copy to function.
Does anyone know how to resolve this?
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This is a well-known issue - Here is a work around:

You need to use use the unattended setting to overwrite the default user
the Control Panel - System applet should not be used to overwrite the
default user profile.
Download the Windows AIK for the documentation on how to this:
For example:
Use the following steps to use CopyProfile to set customized user profiles:
Log on as a user whose profile you can customize (for example, the
built-in-administrator account).
Customize the desired user profile settings.
Set CopyProfile to true in the Unattend.xml file that you will use with
Sysprep in the next step.
Run sysprep /generalize unattend:unattend.xml to copy the customized user
profile settings over the default user profile.
All subsequent user accounts that are created will have the customizations
that you have set. For details about Sysprep, see the Sysprep Technical
Reference in the Windows OEM Preinstallation Kit (Windows OPK) User's
Guide. (Opk.chm).

This setting does not copy the built-in administrator profile unless the
built-in administrator is the currently logged-on user.

cbeard007Author Commented:
It turned out that the profile had been renamed. After deleteing the profile in the registry I was able to recreate it which resloved the issue.
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