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Server 2008 GPO and Windows 7

I currently have two 2008 domain controllers.  The workstations are all XP.  All GPO's were working just fine.  Forced Corporate desktop & Redirected My Docs folder are the main 2 in question.  I recently implemented some Windows 7 machines and these GPO's do not stick.  Do I need to upgrade the domain to R2 in order to properly control the Windows 7 machines via GPO?
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
No. What do you mean by don't stick? Do they show up if you run gpresult on the machines?
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Chris PattersonCommented:
What version of Windows 7 are you running on the client machines?
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BSModlinAuthor Commented:
I have not run a GPRESULT yet on the machines, and the version is either PRO or BUSINESS.  I was under the impression that Windows Server 2008 came out before windows 7.  And because of this it did not have the correct policies.  Such as the Windows 7 Themes.  I created a corporate wallpaper and assigned it via GPO. Every XP machine took the policy and displayed the wallpaper as specified in the GPO.  The Windows 7 machines did not.
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Do the windows 7 machines have the wallpaper? Are you pointing the wall paper to a local file (Ex: C:\Windows\Web\wallpaper.jpg"
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BSModlinAuthor Commented:
No, it is a UNC path placed in the GPO.... Works on the XP boxes!!  And, I am redirecting the My Documents folder to their Home Directories (H: Drives) and they are reporting that it works SOMETIMES.
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Do a gpresult /h on an xp and windows 7 machine. Upload both files here.

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on windows 7, open command prompt and type

gpresult /h 7.htm.
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BSModlinAuthor Commented:
Can't I run GPRESLT from a DC in the GPMC, or is it best from the workstation?
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Gpresult shows you the group policy processing results from the computer it is ran on. Run it from an XP and a 7 machine. This will allow us to compare the results.
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BSModlinAuthor Commented:
Here are the results 7.htm xp.txt
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Everything looks fine for those two policies. Do you see any errors in the event log?
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BSModlinAuthor Commented:
This is the System event viewer for the Windows 7 PC.  I cleared the logs, ran GPUPDATE /FORCE, rebooted the PC, and saved the log attached.  Please review and let me know what you think. WIN7CSV.csv
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
They look fine. Can you enable (if you haven't) - Always wait for Network on Startup? Reboot and let me know if this makes a difference
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