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Roaming profile won't load. XP client to Windows Server 2008

I have a couple of users, out of about 15, that are trying to log in to a Windows SBS 2008 domain through XP SP3 clients, but their roaming profiles will not load.  The roaming profiles are located in a shared folder on the server that everyone has full access/permissions to (full permissions on share and folder).  I can browse to the folder manually from the temporary profiles that are loaded.  They keep getting the "windows can not load your roaming profile error" and we do not know why.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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johnb6767Commented:
In the registry....

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

Find their SID, and look at the following values.....

CentralProfile

Is it correct?

Whats the State value?
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hutnorCommented:
Remove there profiles from the local PC then get them to log on.

Right click my computer > properties >advanced tab > user profiles settings

delete all the users having problems on that PC & then get them to log in again.
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johnb6767Commented:
I would probably back them up first......
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thetechgroupAuthor Commented:
johnb6767,
I checked the registry for the central profile value and they were correct.

hutnor,
I deleted the local profile the way you specified, and had the user login again, but still got the message saying that their profile wasn't loaded.

Any other ideas?
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johnb6767Commented:
Try repushing permissiont to thier profile folder on the server.......

How to enable user environment debug logging in retail builds of ...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/221833

The log file should give more info on whats happening.......Post it if you need to please.....
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thetechgroupAuthor Commented:
I'll try setting this up today and keep you posted.  Thanks johnb6767.
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balfa666Commented:
When windows server 2008 creates a profile, the folder is named username.V2. To make it work with windows server 2008, you need to have a folder named username
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thetechgroupAuthor Commented:
Guys, I think I've figured this out.  It had to do with ownership of the profiles.  I had to change it to the Administrators group, which the user that created the profiles is part of.  Once I changed the ownership, the problems went away.  Thank you for your help everyone!
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