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why do i have 2 x win 7 laptop profiles

Posted on 2013-06-06
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hi, i am running a windows 2003 domain network

qns1.  can anyone tell me what i have done to get 2 x win7 laptop profiles showing and what i can do to put it right as it appears i have some intermitant dns sync issues causing gpo issues as my domain account is logging on with a partial profile ?
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Question by:mikey250
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by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
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You can delete both profiles. They will be recreated the next time.

But before that, take care of folders like desktop, favorites, my documents etc.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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frankc may be a windows prior to vista profile
frankc.v2 is profile newer than vista

v2 profiles are used in newer operating systems
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Hi,

Check this out!'

http://www.dabcc.com/article.aspx?id=16463

Hope that helps :)
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by:mikey250
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hi virastar, thanks that url was useful explanation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

step 1

however what i did was delete both 'domain user accounts' from fileprintserver successfully and now also removed win 7 laptop and domain account from domain and created a new one.

step 2

added laptop back to domain by itself

step 3

created new domain user account
added profile path manually into account
moved both laptop and account into gpo

step 4

logged onto domain with win 7 laptop successfully

step 5

accessed fileprintserver and confirmed now only one profile account

all good

normally i would use xp so never had a problem, but what i found was i would first follow the above steps and logon to the domain first of all with no profile path in place.

then i would log off domain from laptop and then move domain account and laptop inside ou/gpo in aduc

then log back onto domain via laptop which i think was the reason for ending up with 2 profiles.

so at least that 'url' gives some sort of explanation.

appreciated
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by:mikey250
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due to comments from specific expert i believe it made sense to allocate all points, only in this case!!


appreciated
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