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SBS2011 user folder redirection

Using SBS console I set the user's My Documents folder to be redirected to the server. I now want to change it back so that the files are held on the user's PC.
Again using SBS Console I have unticked the folder redirection for the user but despite a gpupdate /force and more logouts and logins that I care to count, the user's My Documents is still redirected to the server.
How can I get them back and return to "normal"?
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ClintonK
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David AtkinIT ProfessionalCommented:
Is this just for the one user?

You could update the paths manually via regedit on the PC:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
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ClintonKAuthor Commented:
Yes, just for one user. I'll try that later this evening when I get my hands on the user's laptop. Thanks
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ClintonKAuthor Commented:
I tried editing the registry on the PC and changed the folder paths to use %USERPROFILE% but it didn't like it much and said it couldn't find folders etc. I gave up with that and renamed the user's profile to .old and then logged in again to force the PC to recreate all the local folders. I then copied the user's files (docs, pics, music etc) to the new local location. All seems to be well now.
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David AtkinIT ProfessionalCommented:
OK, thank you for letting us know your solution :-)
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ClintonKAuthor Commented:
Many thanks for the help.
I opted for the sledge hammer solution to recreate the user folders by moving the existing files to .old and the logging in again. Not the most elegant solution and required some work to setup email, printers etc. but the customer was breathing down my neck and desperate measures were required!
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