Windows 7 "My Documents" folder redirection with GPO

On Windows 7 clients, I want to use Folder Redirection for "Documents" under "Libraries"  (Location is "C:\Users\username") to users' home folder which is a network share that I already make it offline available.

So I edit from GP Management Editor, "User Configuration"->"Policies"->"Windows Settings"->Folder Redirection"-> "Documents":

But in neither Basic nor Advanced Settings I can choose "Target folder Location" to redirect to Root Path "\\SERVER\HOME\%USERNAME%", it will automatically change it to "Create a folder for each user under the root path", and Root Path will change to "\\SERVER\HOME\". My variable will be cut after I click OK, and "Target folder Location" command will always be changed to "Create a folder for each user under the root path".

I don't want to create a new folder named as the username, I already have that created on my file share. And it has Folder Redirection Policy error in event log when the policy is trying to  create again.

How can I just redirect the Libraries "Documents" to the users' HOME folder?

thanks -
ezleeAsked:
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NetEngineerFoxConnect With a Mentor Commented:
What version of server are you using?

In 2008 you configure the settings individually for each library in the GPO.  And example would be:
User Configuration (Enabled)
Policies -> Windows Settings -> Folder Redirection -> Documents
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)
Path: \\server\folder\%USERNAME%\Documents
Options
Grant user exclusive rights to Documents: Disabled
Move the contents of Documents to the new location: Enabled
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems: Disabled
Policy Removal Behavior: Restore contents

Here is a technet on folder redirection: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732275.aspx
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cantorisCommented:
Maybe it doesn't like that you haven't specified a subfolder under the user's folder.
eg Try   \\SERVER\HOME\%userprofile%\Documents
I don't suppose it will let you do something like this will it:  \\SERVER\HOME\%userprofile%\.   (note the trailing dot)?!  Try this in a test OU and test GPO of course!
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ezleeAuthor Commented:
Thank you!

But it doesn't accept %USERNAME%, it will automatically add it and create "Documents" folder under the root path, and the "Basic" settings also been converted to "Advanced" with %USERNAME% cut.

Can't MS make it more user friendly?

thanks anyway.
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McKnifeCommented:
Hi.
Maybe far too late, but this might be interesting. The screenshot shwos the desired is possible.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/Windows_Vista/Q_24269569.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+10+30+folder+mcknife+redirect
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