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Issues with user on a new Win7 build.

I have a user that we support and they are having the following problems.

Issues being observed when logging into a current windows 7 enterprise machine as seen below:

(1) Receiving numerous errors for acrobat reader that pop up even when acrobat reader is not being used.
(2) Excel takes a long time to load up when trying to open
(3)  Receiving an error when computer starts up that states that profile cannot be connected to a particular file server.  When 'Ok' is clicked, redirected desktop items are not visible on desktop
(4)Archive folders missing
(5) Internet and intranet pages taking a long time to load

This is pointing to me like a profile issue possibly except for #4 above, which I can sort manually.
How can i force this machine to build a clean local profile without getting the dreaded 'You have been logged on with a temp profile' or similar?
Thanks for any assistance.
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sparky321
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
#1 + #2 + #4 + #5 would make me do a virus/malware scan first before trying to work on the profile issue.

What about different accounts? Do they have the same profile issues?
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sparky321Author Commented:
Only happening with this account for the most part.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
You should be able to 'force' creation of a new profile by logging on with an administrative account and renaming the folder c:\users\<username with problems> to some other folder name. Then let your user log on again to get a fresh (read: empty) profile.
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sparky321Author Commented:
gerwinjansen:

I remember doing this some time ago for another user and it caused a 'temp' profile to login instead.  Isn't there a registry command / edit you perform in conjunction with the above fix?
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>>  Isn't there a registry command / edit you perform in conjunction with the above fix?
Can't think of one, did you check the system for virus/malware btw?
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johnb6767Commented:
Thefix you are referring to in tbe registry is most likely removing the. Bak off the user's reg key under Windows NT/Current Version/Winlogon/Profilelist.....

If you are familiar with the Shell Folders and the User Shell Folders reg keys, make sure that all values are populated properly, with valid paths....
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johnb6767Commented:
Heres the reg keys I was referring to....

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

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sparky321Author Commented:
I think this should work fine.
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