Stuff keeps disappearing in Windows 7 Pro after reboot

  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?
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Mandatory profile?
Roaming profile not being copied up?
TEMP profile being loaded?

Id have to guess the latter...


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


Look at UserProfile in the results, and make sure it isnt C:\Users\TEMP.....
rickBergamiAuthor Commented:
Thanks John.  I did this and it is his username and domain.
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?
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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Just looks like you were copying to a local profile, and trying to logon to a domain profile possibly...... Or Vice Versa.....
Mind explaining how are you actually doing things ?
Which is new,which is old....both on domain etc...????
Domain is a collection of computers that's centrally administered and operates under common rules.
How to log on to domain (basic):
just to make sure you're logged in the right place...
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