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After migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Folder Redirection on three PC's still looking for old server

We did a migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 and all but 3 PC's processed the Group Policy for Folder Redirection properly. The three PC's in question are running XP Pro SP3 and continue to get an error stating thet are still trying to connect to the old server. If I check the properties of the "My Doc's" folder it still showing the old server and path

I tried:
gpupdate /force
checked the registry entries at
HKLM - Software - Windows - Explorer - UserShellForwards
HKLM - Software - Windows - Explorer - ShellForwards

Any help is appreciated

1 Solution
offline folders.

turn it off and loss the synch to the previous folders, and then turn it back on (if you need it)
JustsolutionsAuthor Commented:
I forgot to note in the "I tried..." portion of the my request that I did turn that off.
First off make sure you get the latest Group Policy Client Side extensions on each xp sp3 box. go to ms updates and click on custom and then software make sure if there is updates for the Client Side extensions install them, more times than not there are.
How did you rejoin these workstations to the domain? This very important I've had this very scenario you are having in the last few weeks.
Here is the process I go through:
1. login to the workstation (ws) with the local administrator account.
2. drop the ws from the domain and reboot.
3. go to documents and settings folder and copy the most current profile for the user that logs into this machine to a safe place. The date modified should tell you which one that is.
4. right click on my computer and click on properties then the advanced tab and then user profiles.
5. remove all users except the local administrator account.
6. go to control panel and local user accounts and remove all except local administrator.
7. open IE and go to http://connect follow the wizard. it should be pretty straight forward.
This will give you a clean install of the user profile for the new domain without pulling any old crap (that is the technical term:-)) from the user profile. Trust me it is usually not worth it. You can then copy most data back over to the proper folders in the new user profile including the nk2 file.
I hope this helps, If I've misunderstood anything please elaborate.

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