event id 112 - folder redirection



why is folder redirection not working.

Event Type: Error

Event Source: Folder Redirection

Event Category: None

Event ID: 112

Date: 2/1/2005

Time: 12:58:42 PM

User: win\john

Computer: server


Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The files for the
redirected folder could not be moved to the new location. The folder is
configured to be redirected to <\\server\Users\%USERNAME%\My Documents>.
Files were being moved from <C:\Documents and Settings\john\My Documents> to
<\\Server\Users\john\My Documents>. The following error occurred while
copying <C:\Documents and Settings\john\My Documents\desktop.ini> to

The security descriptor structure is invalid.

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why is folder redirection not working.

You can choose not to have the contents of the original my documents
copied to the new location. It is in the options set in Folder
Redirection. Under Settings tab, untick both.

Otherwise delete the desktop.ini file that seems to be sitting in the
users My Documents that is causing the problem.



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