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Server 2003 Roaming profiles between windows 7 and XP


I am having an issue with roaming profiles between windows 7 and XP, I can get roaming profiles to work on both systems by editing the profile address in active directories see below.

“\\server\userprofile” works with XP
“\\server\userprofile\” works with windows 7

 I need this to work for both windows 7 and XP as the users roam between the 2 OS’s. I don’t believe this to be a permission issue as I can get it to work for either OS depending on how I setup the profile address as stated above.
When the user logs in he/she gets given a temp profile and I get event error 1521 Windows cannot locate the server copy of the roaming profile.
Any help would be much appreciated.
3 Solutions
Jaroslav MrazCTOCommented:
For me works %USERPROFILE% but I thing that roming profile dont works XP to 7 becouse o difrent data structure.

<username>              -XP
<username>.V2         - Windows Vista and 7

read this http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-AU/itmanager/thread/d233f010-9616-4e8f-921d-f5af35117cdc

Roaming profiles for windows 7 and xp are not interchangable.  http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=40618
Try having a look at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973289 it may help as well
coreccAuthor Commented:
I am just using folder redirects as the solution

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