Roaming profiles and Windows 7 Pro

We currently have a windows 2003 server domain.  We use roaming profiles for a department here and its been working great for 3 years with users on XP Pro.  Today I set up a new windows 7 PC but was not able to load up the roaming profile.  I tried multiple users but nothing.  Is there a patch or fix to resolve this.  Thanks
mconnelly9277Asked:
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strivoliCommented:
W7 profiles are .V2. XP profiles are NOT .V2. There is no way of loading an XP profile in 7. They are 2 different profiles.
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mconnelly9277Author Commented:
So Windows7 is incapable of running roaming profiles or do i just have to recreate a new roaming profile and let windows 7 connect to it?
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Run5kCommented:
Windows 7 can still utilize roaming profiles...

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/Video/ff711609
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strivoliCommented:
W7 is fully capable of running roaming profiles. W7 profiles are different from XP profiles. W7 profiles are named .V2, XP are NOT named .V2. If the user has a profile named user, under 7 the profile will be named user.V2.
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mconnelly9277Author Commented:
Thank you.  Is there any kind of import tool I can use to transfer users roaming profiles or do I have to start from scratch with each individual user and re-create all of there from files?  We have XP pro PC's too.
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Run5kCommented:
You will see solutions online that suggest using either the User State Migration Tool or Windows Easy Transfer.  Both of those are potentially viable solutions, but I would probably create a "clean" new profile under Windows 7 and manually drag-and-drop the user's important data files from the old source.
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mconnelly9277Author Commented:
Thats what I did.  What a pain.  The roaming profiles for Windows 7 V2 work great but its frustrating to know that Microsoft didnt create an import tool that acually works.  As if no one will be upgrading from XP to WIN7 using roaming profiles.  It just seemed easier to do it from scratch.
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