troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 Folder Redirection Issue

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SuperfundiFlag for Australia asked on
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Hi,

We have recently began setting up folder redirection for Windows 7, only to discover that the old profiles directories are being redirected to a new my documents folder.

Example
for user joe blogs username = j.blogs

Pre Windows 7 : my doc's redirect to \\server\user_documents\%username% = \\server\user_documents\j.blogs

Windows 7 :  my doc's redirect to \\server\user_documents\%username% = \\server\user_documents\mydocuments (folder type .blogs)

This occurs for windows 7 users only, so now all windows 7 users have mydocuments (folder type .lastname) which has created  mydocuments folders which are not easily identifiable.

This occurs when set in GPO and also manually redirecting the folder.


DC Server - Windows 2008

Can someone please help in keeping the old folder structure.
my-docs.jpg
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