Unable to redirect "Documents" back to "My Documents"
Posted on 2010-11-16
On my server, running Server 2003, I have a GPO that redirects everyone Documents & Desktop to a Home share.
We want to reverse that and have all the Documents direct back to the local machine. I changed the GPO to "Redirect to local user profile path". On Windows XP machines, the change works fine and all documents go back to their local "My Documents" folder.
The problem is with all Windows 7 machines. Since MS was so BRILLIANT to change the name to "Documents", the GPO is trying to create a folder named "Documents" because it doesn't find one.
The error message we get with all Windows 7 machines is:
Failed to apply policy and redirect folder "Documents" to "C:\Users\bob\Documents".
The following error occurred: "Can not create folder "C:\Users\bob\Documents"".
Error details: "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner of this object.