I think you're on the right track. When the user logged on as a domain
user, a new separate profile was created on the local machine for the
domain user account. That's why his settings were lost. They're actually
still there, but for the local user account.
> Thanks for the reply,
> Let me try to clarify.
> The local user's profile was changed when he joined the
> domain as he is now using a domain account as opposed to a
> local account. In the switch he lost his settings, and now
> I am trying to maintain him as a domin user, but retain
> the settings from the local account.
> I have copied the old profile to the server, and am now
> going to change it to a roaming profile and see if that
> works. Thanks for the tip.
>>I'm not sure exactly what you mean, but if you set your
> profiles to be
>>roaming, they can be stored on the server. If you do
> this, and if you
>>store lots of stuff in the My Documents folder you might
> want to
>>redirect that folder so it doesn't stay with the roaming
>>> Hi All,
>>> I just setup a Win2K server on my 3 seat network for
>>>testing purposes. I have come accross a problem for
>>>I cannot seem to be able to find a remedy.
>>> I need to migrate Local user profiles from XP PRo, and
>>>Pro, to the 2K server. I sthis even possible? If so,
>>>would I go about finding some information on how to do
>>>Thanks in advance.