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Problems logging on as a user with a .man profile

I have a Windows 2000 AD environment. I have added a vbs script to a group policy. The policy was added to an OU for students in our district. All students are set up with .man profiles. The script runs perfect if I create a new user that is not pointing to the .man profile. If I log on as a user that has the man profile the script does not run. The only thing different about the test users that I have used is that they do not have a profile defined. Is this due to the fact that the man profile cannot be changed...would that affect a script from running? All that is does is map several network drives and several printers. Help!!!
I don't know a direct answer to the question. There are so many variables. Here are several sites that may have sufficient info and troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem:
http://www.windowsitlibrary.com/Content/638/06/3.html
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsNT/AdminTips/Logon/WindowsNTLoginScriptTricksandTips.html
http://www.winnetmag.com/Windows/Article/ArticleID/466/466.html
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/community/centers/management/manage_faq.mspx

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This was first published in November 2004

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