Article ID: 257848
When a user with a roaming user profile logs off, the following error message may be displayed:
The same user may have no problem when logging off a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based client using the same roaming profile. With Windows 2000-based clients, the behavior is the same whether the roaming profile server is a Windows NT 4.0-based or Windows 2000-based server.
Windows cannot update your roaming profile. Contact your network administrator.
DETAIL - Access is denied
Windows 2000-based clients require a higher level of permissions than Windows NT 4.0-based clients for updating roaming profiles on the server.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
NOTE: Apply this hotfix to the client that exhibits the problem.
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/18/2001 07:06p 5.0.2195.3519 707,856 Kernel32.dll 4/18/2001 07:06p 5.0.2195.3519 707,856 Kernel32.dll(uniprocessor) 4/18/2001 07:06p 5.0.2195.3519 367,888 Userenv.dll
To work around this issue, verify that the user has sufficient permissions. At the share level, Full Control permissions are required. This is different from Windows NT 4.0, in which the Change share-level permission is sufficient.
At the NTFS level, the following permissions are required:
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265173/EN-US/ )The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
296861The difference between a Windows NT 4.0-based client and a Windows 2000-based client is that the Windows 2000-based client attempts a write to the extended attributes. The Change share-level permission does not enable writing to the extended attributes.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296861/EN-US/ )Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
Article ID: 257848 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 4.0