Domain controller desktop stuck on 'applying user settings'

We had a GPO that redirected folders.  I had a few users that I did not want to get this GPO.  Due this I disallowed apply access for those users for the existing policy and added the GPO below.  This GPO as I understand is needed to disable the folder redirect policy and/or the settings it already enforced.  The problem is.. When I log into the domain controller the desktop gets stuck on the 'Applying User Settings' dialog and I see 'The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> is taking long time to handle the notification event (Logon).' in the event log.  I tried to other users and they where stuck instantly trying to login. They only got the 'Welcome' screen.  I assume this was due to the win login process being hung.  I sent a remote command to the server of 'shutdown -r -f' for it would at least reboot..  I got a BSOD..  It ended up booting up and getting stuck on a black screen (only accessbile via VMWAre console).  I waited 30 mins and nothing happened. I tried to refresh the screen and no luck.  I then forced reboot it and the recover wizard came up.  I then powered it off..  Once powering back up it booted just fine.  I'm able to access all domain services, however, I'm scared to log back in.  I've read that some people say to delete the profile that is getting the 'Applying User Settings' and try again.. At this point I'm scared.  I don't see any settings below that would cause this..  Any ideas?

User Configuration (Enabled)hide
Policieshide
Windows Settingshide
Folder Redirectionhide
AppData(Roaming)hide
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)hide
Path: Redirect to local user profile path
Optionshide
Grant user exclusive rights to AppData(Roaming) Disabled
Move the contents of AppData(Roaming) to the new location Disabled
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems Disabled
Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents

Desktophide
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)hide
Path: Redirect to local user profile path
Optionshide
Grant user exclusive rights to Desktop Disabled
Move the contents of Desktop to the new location Disabled
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems Disabled
Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents

Documentshide
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)hide
Path: Redirect to local user profile path
Optionshide
Grant user exclusive rights to Documents Disabled
Move the contents of Documents to the new location Disabled
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems Disabled
Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents

Musichide
Setting: Follow the Documents folder
Pictureshide
Setting: Follow the Documents folder
Start Menuhide
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)hide
Path: Redirect to local user profile path
Optionshide
Grant user exclusive rights to Start Menu Disabled
Move the contents of Start Menu to the new location Disabled
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems Disabled
Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents

Videoshide
Setting: Follow the Documents folder
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
do you have 6 gpo's do do this or just 1 gpo and it has the Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents
to original locations?

Normally you have just 1 GPO and create a new security group.  i.e. 'RedirectedDocuments_Users" and apply the gpo to that group.  If a user is moved out of that group then there will be a delay on login as the files are moved back
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gopher_49Author Commented:
I thought the user that I logged in with never had the GPO applied to them. Even if it did there where no documents to move.  I let it sit for 30 mins and it didn't progress.  It sat on 'applying user settings'.  Any account I tried to log in with from that point on didn't even get past the 'welcome' dialog on their profile.  I even tried a new account that never had a folder redirect policy assigned to it and it also got the 'welcome' dialog and nothing happened
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
it probably means that the user doesn't have permissions on the share.
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gopher_49Author Commented:
I have all redirects disabled, however, the policy could of still been in the registry.   I'll check the folder and make sure it has permissions.  I'll update the ticket later this evening.
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gopher_49Author Commented:
The user in question is a domain admin so permissions are not a problem.  I'll check out the analyzer tool.
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gopher_49Author Commented:
The user had a huge series of folders to sync.
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