Folderredirection / Synchronisation

One of my clients has recently had a new server installed (running MS Server 2008) and we are now seeing the occasional issue.  

One of the functions copies a selected Access 2003 MDB file to the local drive, so it can run some reports a little quicker (local as opposed to across the network).  On this one site, it intermittently appears to fail when copying the file to the selected folder.  I do have a function that waits until it can see the file exists before running the link/queries - but this may flawed (something I am looking into).

That said, I am wondering if the Folderredirection / Synchronisation may be having an affect and need to know if it can be easly switched off on a PC/login profile - so that I can test further.

All of the PCs are running Vista or Win7 and are tightly locked down, whilst the MDB file being copied should end up in the following directory:

C:\Users\XXXXX\AppData\Roaming\Company\Appname\Temp
XXXXX = The user/login name

I guess it could also be a permissions issue (not sure at this time), so any other suggestions/help would be greatly appreciated.
Andy BrownDeveloperAsked:
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Ayman BakrSenior ConsultantCommented:
The parch you are providing is the path you are copying from or to?
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Where is it being copied from?

How are you copying it? Are you using FileCopy, or some other method?

Folder Redirection could possibly cause this, but it would be a constant issue it would seem.
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Andy BrownDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Sorry guys

This is the path we are copying to:
The source file is being copied from a drive on the server;  X:\TS Data\TSBE1.mdb
I am using the FileCopy command within VBA
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Have you tried using the UNC path instead of a mapped path:

Filecopy "\\Server1\MyFolder\MyDatabase.mdb", "C:\Folder2\MyDatabase.mdb"

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Andy BrownDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks capricorn1 - I'll take a look
Thanks LSM - I've been thinking about doing this for a while, but it's probably a couple of days work to configure, test & deploy - so it's on the list.  It maybe another question, but does using the UNC path as opposed to X:\..... make any difference to reliability / performance (happy to post another question for this)?
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Ayman BakrSenior ConsultantCommented:
Why don't you try ruling out permission issues by copying to a local destination rather than a profile destination?
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Andy BrownDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help on this - sorry for the delay in comming back to you.
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