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Changes to User Profiles Are Not Saved

This article was previously published under Q169144
SYMPTOMS
When a user makes changes to his or her user profile, and then logs offand logs on again, all changes to the user profile have been lost. Noerror messages are generated. If the user is made an Administrator of thelocal workstation, all changes to the user profile are retained properly.
CAUSE
The user is not a member of the local workstation Users group. If a useris not an explicit member of the local workstation Users group or anothergroup other than the Guest group, the user is considered a Guest. AllGuest profiles are deleted when the user logs off and changes are notsaved.
RESOLUTION
Add the user to the local workstation Users group.
roam roaming settings can't preserve lost
Properties

Article ID: 169144 - Last Review: 02/23/2007 20:30:57 - Revision: 2.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5, Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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