Win 7 Profiles

Okay....I've got 10 new Dell Optiplex 790.  After initially setting them up and getting to desktop I add them to our domain.( I've done this through the wizard and just adding them manually).
I add some icons to the desktop of web sites our users need and also make sure MS Office icons are on the desktop. (Office was loaded at Dell).
When I log off and then back on or when the computer is restarted ALL of the icons disappear.
Any ideas????
BigMick63Asked:
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BigMick63Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Think I've found the freaking problem.
Have to turn the UAC all the way OFF!!!!!!

Settings are sticking for now!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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BigMick63Author Commented:
This really seems to be a User Profile issue as ALL settings disappear!
Background goes back to standard,etc.

Seems Win 7 is loading a Temp Profile!!

My personal machine on the network is a Win 7 machine and it is fine!
All of the other 175 XP PRo machines on the network are fine.....it's just the new 790 Optiplex machines!
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johnb6767Commented:
See my accepted answer here....

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_27048546.html

Are getting that error? Can you confirm the .bak in the registry? What av are you using?
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BigMick63Author Commented:
Using Symantec av.

Unfortunately this is not the solution here.  There is only one user account associated with my log on info.
Almost acts like it's not communicating with the server.
 HOWEVER it does pull GPO settings.
And YES I've gone through all GPO settings and made sure NONE of them are causing this issue.
I've also gone into the DNS server and cleaned up some issues and well as AD.
Still no luck.  
NSLOOKUP shows the correct DNS server.  I can ping and/or access any resource on the network once I am logged on.

At this point I am very frustrated!


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johnb6767Commented:
But what is the user profile you get when you are logged on? Is it in fact Users\TEMP?
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BigMick63Author Commented:
It is using mine
C:\Users\mgrey
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SuperTacoCommented:
Try deleting and re-creating the profiles.  Is this happening on al machines/  if it you you may need to reload them.
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johnb6767Commented:
Roaming profile?
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BigMick63Author Commented:
Nope.  No roaming profiles.  Checked that too!

Already tried reloading one from scratch!   SAME THING!!!!

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BigMick63Author Commented:
Still fighting this issue.
Any other suggestions???
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johnb6767Commented:
Do me one favor.....

In regedit, add the following subkey...

HKCU\Software\BigMick63

Close it, and reboot.... Go back to see if that is there....
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BigMick63Author Commented:
Johnb6767
I tried that and the answer is NO, not there!
I also tried reloading one of the machines with 32bit Win 7 just for kicks and giggles.  SAME THING happens!!
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johnb6767Commented:
Sure this profile is not mandatory? as in ntuser.man in the User's profile directory?

Anything like SteadyState/DeepFreeze installed?
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BigMick63Author Commented:
The only ntuser files are in the default profile and it is ntuser.dat and 2 ntuser.dat LOG files.

There is nothing like steady state or deep freeze installed.
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BigMick63Author Commented:
That is the ANSWER to this issue for me.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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johnb6767Commented:
Odd, UAC shouldnt matter.

"The only ntuser files are in the default profile"

They are hidden, FYI, and there is an NTUSER.DAT in the user's profile.....
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BigMick63Author Commented:
Well I still not 100% convienced this is the complete solution.

john6767 you are correct about the ntuser files.  I just got in a hurry and had a senior moment.

Thanks.
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