weird temp file on desktop for folder redirected users

We are getting a temporary file on the desktop for any user that has folder redirection enabled on this one PC. Not sure what to do about it. We have deleted the profile and recreated it but that doesn't help any. Any ideas as to what to do about this? Not sure I want to change a group policy setting.. I saw that possibility out there when I googled.. not for just one PC....

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jcimarronCommented:
keith_chilton27 --
Run a search for TMP10D6.tmp and delete the Temp file.
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Keith ChiltonCommented:
deleting the temp file isn't the real problem.. the documents won't redirect and the temp file shows up on the desktop. i guess i wasnt clear about that in my initial post
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jcimarronCommented:
Keith Chilton--
Did you try deleting the .tmp file to see what happens?
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Keith ChiltonCommented:
ya. you delete the temp file and it comes back the next time the user logs off and logs back on. The temp file is only a side effect of the real problem, which is the redirected files of the desktop, my documents and favorites not showing up  for the user.
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BillDLCommented:
Create a copy of the TMP file, rename the copy changing the extension to TXT, and open it in Notepad.  The contents MIGHT give some clue about what is creating the TMP file.

Certain things opened FROM the desktop may create a temporary file, and unexpected termination of the process would probably leave the TMP file.  If a user has an EXE file for a standalone program on the desktop and it has configured itself to "run when windows starts", it may leave a temp file of some kind, such as a configuration file containing the program settings.
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Keith ChiltonCommented:
thanks Bill. Due to the time that has passed on this since I asked on it, we replaced the PC and I didn't get to try your suggestion. I feel however it is the best approach.
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BillDLCommented:
Thank you Keith.

I hadn't realised this question dated back to January.  in the UK we write the dates as dd mm yyyy, whereas in America it is written mm dd yyyy.  It gets confusing on Experts-Exchange, because it shows UK format in some places (I think) and US format in other places.  This question looked to have been asked on 1st April rather than 4th January.
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RVFB ITAuthor Commented:
it was asked on April 1st actually. We moved quickly on this problem to accomodate a distressed coworker.  It's not always that way but sometimes it is. thank you
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