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Posted on 2012-09-14
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I have a user which roaming profile is corrupt. I have deleted the profile on the file server and the local profile on the users computer. But when you log in as the user again after that deletion to create a new permanent profile the only thing that happens is that you get a temporary profile.

The domain controller is a windows server 2008 and the central profiles are on a Windows 2003 server. The client has Windows 7.

What to do? Is it possible to recreate the roaming profile on the server and get an ok local profile if I try this on a brand new pc or is it something I have to do in the AD?
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I solved it myself by

1. Take ownership of the server profile and delete it.
2. Delete the local profile.

The entry in the registry is after the deletion of the local profile marked with "bak".

3. In the local pc also delete this registry entry for the user

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList
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