Roaming Profile and Folder Redirection Issues

Having some issues with users folders and desktop icon disappearing when they are off the company network. One use that has a roaming profile has issues with all his icon disappearing whenever he unplugs from the company network and restarts his PC.  When he would plug back into the network and resume from a sleep his icons would again re-appear.

What can I check to avoid this strange happenings.
cmdolcetAsked:
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NinjaStyle82Systems AdministratorCommented:
If you are redirecting the folder to the network, they would need the the folder set to be available offline for the files to not go away when the network is disconnected.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/working-with-network-files-offline#1TC=windows-7
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Scott GorcesterCTOCommented:
My question is why are you using roaming profiles for devices that need to operate when not connected to the network. Since the profile loads from a network share each time they log in this may not be the best solution. I typically only use roaming profiles for VDI and Terminal services and use local profiles for laptops. You can use a local profile and still redirect user data to a server and make those files available offline.

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cmdolcetAuthor Commented:
Maybe I am not using roaming profiles then.... How could I check this out?
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cmdolcetAuthor Commented:
Scott Gorcester..what would be the proper setup with users that are using a laptop and want to either see sync items when away from our network or in the building plugged into our network?
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cmdolcetAuthor Commented:
Scott how do I set that up?.. This is the only user that has this issue... other laptop profiles and laptops dont seem to be experiencing the issue.
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cmdolcetAuthor Commented:
An update to the situation I noticed that when I unplug the user from our network and he has no network connection (wired or wireless) all his desktop icon disappear.

anyone with any ideas?
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