[Samba] Profile problems

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sun Jan 21 14:29:24 GMT 2007

On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 12:22 -0600, Keith Lynn wrote:
> I have a very perplexing issue with a client machine running XP Pro 
> connecting to a Samba PDC running Samba 3.0.23d. When the user logins, and 
> clicks on the Start Button, none of the icons that normally show up on the 
> left side are there. The name of the user is at the top, and you still 
> have the button for All Programs, but none of the normal icons are there. 
> The user can't run programs like Powerpoint because it constantly shuts 
> down. Has anyone experienced this error before?


>  It appears to me that 
> possibly the users roaming profile is not loading completely. Does anyone 
> have any idea how I can make it work normally? Thanks.

Is the profile created on the client?  Is there a Default User profile
on the client?  Do you have any domain policies?

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