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how to shut off roaming profiles from workstaions

Hi, I had roaming profiles on Windows 7 systems to a Server 08 R2 domain, it was great until I was forced to delete the profiles share on the server.  I then shut off the roaming profiles choice in each users profile.  

After that on each workstation they get an error message booting "there was a problem with your roaming profile, you have been logged on with a locally cashed profile"  Or something like that.

I even recreated the profile structure on the server and turned on the roaming profile again to rectify.

Question: is there a way to shut off the roaming profile connection from each workstation?  i only have like 8 so it wouldn't be a big deal.

Thanks Guys.
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Hi CrunchyTime,

From what I understand you want to remove roaming profiles for the users so that they will have a local profile that will stay on each of the machines that they log on to.

If they change a setting on MachineA and then log onto MachineB then this setting will not be propogated.

I presume this is an Active Directory environment then you should just need to remove the User Profile from the actual user in the active directory.
There is an option in Windows 7 which allows you to switch between "Local" or "Roaming" for each account.

Enter what's in the quotes "rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr"
Select OK
Should show you a list of profiles that are stored on the machine
In here there should be an option to select between "Local" or "Roaming"

Hope this helps.
DanAuthor Commented:
my bad, i named my profile folder profie, then shared it the same.

thanks for the info.

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