troubleshooting Question

Prevent GPO from applying

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We have an OU for terminal Servers , we have blocked the inheritances so that no domain GPO apply on this OU.
This OU has all the Servers with terminal Server role installed.
Now we created 3 separate GPO's and applied them to the Terminal Server OU
GPO1 - For Computers
GPO2 - For Users
Q:1 - The gpo created for computers have User Configuration settings disabled
What we setup in this are various server settings for TS and we also enabled a policy named:
Set user profile path for all users logging on to this computer
All was fine until i realized even the administrators who login to these servers get this , which i did not wanted.
So i looked around and found "How to prevent domain Group Policies from applying to certain user or computer accounts"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816100
I Added a Group for the users who belong to admin group in the delegation tab in GPMC and followed the steps to deny GPO as mentioned in above article.
I ran Gpupdate /force couple of times
Rebooted servers
But the users who belong to this group still get their profile roaming .
I do not want these policies to be applied to the Admins.
Is there something i am doing wrong.
Is there anyway i can reset all group policies
How soon does a GPO become available after we edited it
does it depend on the replication ? in AD
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