What else do I need to to get this done correctly?

I have tried what was suggested above.
I am also trying to change someone's last name because they got married. I can log them in under their new last name but a message comes up stating that \\Server\Users\FirstOldLastname\Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable.
The rename created a new users directory and moved the files from their FirstOldlastname to this new directory.
I also created the new smtp in their properties for their FirstNewlastname and made it bold but after a unknown amount of time the system changes it back to their old name as bold but leaves the new email address. The only major difference between this question and our system is that we do not have SBS 2003 R2. We just have SBS 2003.
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Henrik JohanssonConnect With a Mentor Systems engineerCommented:
I understand it as you renamed folder manual and didn't let folder redirection GPO do it for you.
Do you have a folder redirection GPO affecting user? If not, GPO with the expected folder redirection policy nead to be created and/or linked to OU with user object.

If GPO fails caused when target folder doesn't exist, it will rollback and try again next logon. If this is the case, it should be noticed in application log on client. Not sure about if it's the same thing when source folder doesn't exist, but it might be solved by just re-create the old folder temporary and let the user logon again. when he/she has logged on/off, delete the old folder.
Henrik JohanssonSystems engineerCommented:
In user properties, you have both username and "pre windows 2000" username (aka SamAccountName). Has both been changed?

The first problem about folder redirection sounds like it's referring to %username% (SamAccountName) which maybe hasn't been updated. Normally redirection policy can handle the moving of folder that shall be redirected and minimize the nead to manual rename/move folder.

The Exchange problem seams to be a recipient policy taking affect referring to %g.%s@domain.com or similar as primary SMTP address.

Make sure all fields in user properties has been updated.
sysdemAuthor Commented:
Both username and pre-windows 2000 usernames have been changed.
The new user folder was made automatically with the rename and the contents
were also moved. It's just that the login is still pointed to the old user folder.
How or where do I change this manually to point it correctly?
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sysdemAuthor Commented:
I didn't rename the folder. The old folder still exists but nothing is in it as the RENAME in ADUC moved the files and left the old folder there but with nothing in it. The RENAME created the new folder with the correct username and moved the My Documents and Desktop. All I have done is make the changes in RENAME and add the new smtp email addition in Email Addresses tab for that user.
Henrik JohanssonSystems engineerCommented:
Even if ADUC did the rename of folder, the change for folder redirection isn't detected until user logs on.
Try to re-create Desktop folder in the old location temporary and let us3er log on and off before deleting it again. If a redirection GPO tries to affect user, it should as said be notified in application log on client when trying to update the redirection. Does that happen?

If the folder re-creation doesn't help and this is caused by folder redirection, the GPO for folder redirection has been removed/unlinked and nead in that case to be re-created/rejoined so it affects user.
User Configuration\Windows Components\Folder Redirection\Desktop

Alternative, start 'regedit' when logging on as user and do a search for the orphan path. For example HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run contains programs that is executed when user logs on. Same thing with user's StartMenu\...\Startup, that should be checked.
sysdemAuthor Commented:
I went to the registry key and changing the incorrect values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

The users My Documents and Desktop are now correct. I also noticed that the username.ink is still the old username. How does that get changed correctly?
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