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Roaming profile wil not load

I have problems with a roaming user profile.
It will not load after login it will use the temp local profile instead.

Client is Windows 7
Server is SBS 2008

When I login as that user I can open \\sbsserver\profile share$\%username%
User has rights on local profile C:\users\%username%

So what do I overlook?

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TheMakCommented:
Try this login on other system and let me know is it loading roaming profile or not and if possible can you create new user profile and try this on the problem system...

sometimes it can happens due to corrupted profile or due to virus...
Regards,
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jwbrandonCommented:
You have indicated that the user can browse to the roaming profile folder indicated, but have you verified that that is the actual roaming profile path set in the user's account? For example, make sure that if the path in the account properties screen is \\server\share$\%username%\profile that there is a profile folder there? Also, you've indicated that the share can be opened, have you verified that the user has write permissions to it and not read-only? Is the folder populated indicating that the user was able to use it successfully in the past and this is a new problem? If so, look for the last modified date on ntuser.dat in the profile folder and look through your change-logs to see what might have changed on or around that day.
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howartAuthor Commented:
On other systems also a problem.
Tested also on a Vista system. same.
It must be something on the server.
Rights seem to be ok
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howartAuthor Commented:
user can open \\fileserver\profile share$\%username%  and create folder in it.
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jwbrandonCommented:
Okay, if you're having the problem on multiple systems and we have validated that the user account can write to the specified location then we need to look at two other things: Make sure that what you think the profile path should be really is the profile path by looking at the user account (I hinted at this earlier, but if you validated it you didn't indicate this) and do you have other users in the environment using roaming profiles that are working correctly?
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howartAuthor Commented:
other roaming profiles are working correctly
path is ok. When I copy paste it into start>run it opens the profile folder.
Replaced user rigths on profile folder with full rights.
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TheMakCommented:
sometimes it can happens due to corrupted profile or due to virus..

Take backup and Delete that roaming profile folder and login again....... it will create new folder and everything should work fine.

Regards,
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TheMakCommented:
Managing your Roaming Profile

http://studenthelp.itee.uq.edu.au/faq/profile/

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howartAuthor Commented:
can it have to do with the fact that ntuser.dat is from another user?
My assistant created a new user. renamed the old one. renamed the new one to the old one.
But still was using the profile from the old one, so also the ntuser.dat of the old user.

I think this can be a problem. Please confirm?
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howartAuthor Commented:
Please comment on my last remark
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TheMakCommented:
NTUSER.DAT files are the HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive for the registry.
Windows uses those files to store your registry and other information for that specific user only.
as NTUSER.DAT  is specifically used for that user it has created and can cause problem if you are copying it and trying to use for another user.

Regards,
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howartAuthor Commented:
that was the case. an assistant of me create a new user with somewhat diff name , renamed the old user and renamed the new one to oldname.
realy nice, cost me day or 2 to figure that one out.

THx
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howartAuthor Commented:
wrong user.dat
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howartAuthor Commented:
ps..
And he copyied the oldprofile over the new one.
so user.dat of wrong user.
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