Cannot Log On to Share Using Roaming Profiles

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SYMPTOMS
If you use a user profile stored on a share that is enabled for Services for Macintosh, you may receive error messages when you log on:
Windows cannot copy file \\server\share\username\Recent1 to C:\Documents and Settings\username\Recent1. Contact your network administrator.
Windows cannot load the profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.
CAUSE
This issue can occur when the profile is synchronizing. A named stream is copied over from the roaming profile source as well as its read-only attribute. Because of the read-only attribute, the attempt to delete the stream as part of profile synchronization does not work.
RESOLUTION
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 theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

STATUS
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 1.
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Article ID: 251017 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 16:57:12 - Revision: 3.3

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

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