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Posted on 2009-07-01
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I did a test redirection of mydocuments and applied it to 1 OU that had 1 user in it.  seemed to work fine.  i deleted the group policy and the documents are still being redirected.  what is going to happen?   i was hoping that the documents would just appear in his regular mydocuments folder but there isnt one in the documents and settings.   any ideas?
everything is still redirected
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Group policy has a habit of not removing itself from users even though you have deleted the GP itself. It seems to stay in the profile.

Move the user from the OU and into a new ou then log onto the system again. This should clear the redirection.

You can then move them back again as the settings will be in there profile.

This is a major issue if you have a lot of users but for a test enviro its more of a bugbear.

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In the Group Policy under the Document redirect properties you need to choose "Redirect the folder back to the local userprofile location when the policy is removed."  See attached jpg.
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