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Windows 7 Thread, Temporary Profile message with Mandatory Profile in Technical; So we have Mandatory profiles setup on Windows 7, and all works great. The only problem is every time someone ...
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    Temporary Profile message with Mandatory Profile

    So we have Mandatory profiles setup on Windows 7, and all works great. The only problem is every time someone logs on they get the 'You have been logged on with a temporary profile' message from the system tray.

    Is this normal? Never does it on XP machines.

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    no this is not normal

    are your mandatory profile .v2 or are you still using the profiles for xp

    example

    profile for xp would be

    folder name teachers

    for windows 7

    folder name teachers.v2

    the message is pretty much telling you that the pc could not find the specified profile

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    Yeah, they are .v2 profiles.

    That made me think of something, would the profile path in AD have to be \\sjc-storage\usersprofiles$\student.v2

    I was under the impression that windows would know to pick up a .v2 profile if needed? Maybe I was told wrong...

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    Have checked all the share permissions etc, and still can't work out why we get that message.

    The profile does get loaded it seems, just that popup message keeps appearing...

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    I'm getting this on an account too - profile seems to load and behave ok but still get that message. If you get to the bottom of it let us know!

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    This is our situation...

    Our office staff all have roaming profiles on windows 7 - works a treat.

    We are making the move to W7 on all the classroom computers, got it all setup nicely. Yet the mandatory profile keeps loading as temporary... confused...

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    yes thats correct
    \\sjc-storage\usersprofiles$\student.v2
    for xp you should have
    \\sjc-storage\usersprofiles$\student

    in ad the profile path for the user should be

    \\sjc-storage\usersprofiles$\student

    windows works out which one to load



    have you changed the ntuser.dat to ntuser.man
    Last edited by round2it; 15th April 2014 at 01:08 PM.

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    Lightbulb

    Yep, changed to .man

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    Is it keeping an old entry for where the user profile should come from / be cached to in the Registry? Some workstations get very stubborn about that.

    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

    (Off the top of my head.)

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    check the event viewer it should give you an indication of what is going wrong

    it might be a bung profile also


    how did you create it
    check on edugeek as im sure i found a guide to follow
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    our ad points to \\schoolserver\desktops\student so it is pretty much the same as yours
    also i think someone posted a pre made default profile for windows 7 on here

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    Don't know if this may help at all: Linky

    Its what I used recently to create mandatory profiles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobD View Post
    Don't know if this may help at all: Linky

    Its what I used recently to create mandatory profiles.
    Perfect! Followed the bits we needed on that link and now works a treat!

    Ours must have been messed up, also a few things on that that we didn't do before.

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