SBS 2008 Connect Wizard does not display any local profiles

When running the Connect Wizard, and I get to the point where I select the local user profile to copy settings, there is NO local user profiles to choose from.  Help.
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ITGhostConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Guys,  thanks for the answer.  I believe I've solved the problem by simply noticing that the computers in question had been installed with FAT32 drives.  Converted to NTFS, restarted, then .  .  . I could select my local profiles.  Weird.
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ConchCrawlCommented:
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 have developed this scenario after banging my head into the wall many times, trust me it hurts:-).
Hope this helps, let me know how it goes.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Was the client machine part of a domain before? If so the profiles will not show up.
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ConchCrawlCommented:
ooooohhhh...how did that happen fat32? Don't know if I would even had thought of that unless you'd said these were win98 and you had done an inplace upgrade to xp. That is very interesting.
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