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Windows 7 loads Temp profile and not roaming profile

Posted on 2009-12-23
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08
We have a small business server 2003 ( domain controller ) domain this is GC with a 2 other server standard 2003 as domain controllers with Windows XP computer usinf roaming profiles
i joined a new Windows 7 PC to the domain each time i log in it loads a temp profile,
i deleted C:temp   deleted HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
how do i fix this  issue?

Question by:Firstcorp

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check with terminal profiles and the path mentioned there

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Thank you for the response, however this is currently setup and working with our XP workstations. It just appears to be Windows 7 is not pulling it down.
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Henrik Johansson earned 2000 total points
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Profile structure has been completely redesigned in Vista/Win7 and isn't compatible with profile from older OS (2000/XP). For the newer OS, the server copy folder for the roaming profile gets an *.v2 extension (username.v2). If only folder without v2 extension exists, it sounds like a permission issue preventing client from creating the profile folder during logon/logoff process.

See technet article for requirements/recommendations on file server.
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Everything works now, we added the .v2 extension to a new user profile folder on the server, set the permissions and copied over the existing information.

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