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How to prevent specific Windows 7 roaming profile subfolders from replicating to server copy

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Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008Windows 7
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What is the best way to prevent specific user profile subfolders replicating to and from their server Profile folder copy?

I have been using Group Policy Management "Administrative Templates/System/User Profiles/Exclude directories in roaming profile" for Windows XP but Windows 7 clients seem to ignore these

Windows XP
Local Settings;Temporary Internet Files;UserData;Windows;Application Data\Identities;Application Data\Adobe\Acrobat;Application Data\Adobe\FileBrowser;Application Data\Adobe\InDesign;Application Data\Adobe\Photoshop;Application Data\Google;Application Data\Sun;Application Data\Apple Computer

Windows 7
AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes;AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync

I have created specific policies for Windows XP and Windows 7 as Microsoft seems to rename everything but I still can't get any Windows 7 clients to follow their policy

Also are there any abbreviations that will truncate the exclusion list as our GP dialog seems to restrict the text length preventing me excluding all the folders I want?

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