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Remote Desktop Services – cannot create local profile

Problem

When you login to your server 2008 remote desktop services server. You see the error.

Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.

Event ID 1511. I have also seen this when users try to use the old terminal server profiles within the new V2 system in server 2008r2 remote dekstop services.

 

 

Resolution

This is a problem with the registry key in server 2008 we need to delete the key in question then login again as the user to receate the key

Open Regedit and browse to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\

Then locate the user who is having an issue and simply delete the ky

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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