Stuff keeps disappearing in Windows 7 Pro after reboot

Hello,
  I have a new computer running Windows 7 pro on a domain.  I keeping copying desktop files, documents and favorites from the old computer to the new one and after a reboot they keep disappearing.  Any thoughts?
rickBergamiAsked:
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johnb6767Commented:
Mandatory profile?
Roaming profile not being copied up?
TEMP profile being loaded?

Id have to guess the latter...

Start>run>cmd

type the SET command (while logged in as THIS user)

SET

Look at UserProfile in the results, and make sure it isnt C:\Users\TEMP.....
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rickBergamiAuthor Commented:
Thanks John.  I did this and it is his username and domain.
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johnb6767Commented:
Any other policies possibly affecting this?
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rickBergamiAuthor Commented:
Not a big windows domain guy.  I logged in as an admin on the machine and created at "bob" account as admin and since he already had one on the domain I just logged in with that.  Am I missing something?
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johnb6767Commented:
It should be a Domain User Account. Create the account in Active Directory Users and Computers, and then reboot this PC, and rename the Users\Bob profile to Bob-Old (across the network or logged in as another Admin user), and then log back into the DOMAIN, not the local PC, and complete the copy......
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johnb6767Commented:
Just looks like you were copying to a local profile, and trying to logon to a domain profile possibly...... Or Vice Versa.....
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senadCommented:
Mind explaining how are you actually doing things ?
Which is new,which is old....both on domain etc...????
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senadCommented:
Domain is a collection of computers that's centrally administered and operates under common rules.
How to log on to domain (basic):
http://www.elmajdal.net/Win7/Joining_Windows_7_To_Domain.aspx
just to make sure you're logged in the right place...
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