Hotfix: User profile folder name is displayed incorectly

by Freek Berson [Published on 13 Feb. 2013 / Last Updated on 25 March 2013]

This tip is about a recent hotfix to fix incorrectly name user profile folders.

Microsoft has released a new hotfix that fixes a user profile folder being incorrectly named. The specific scenario is:

  • "...You have a client computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 in an Active Directory domain.
  • You enable the User must change password at next logon option for the domain users.
  • You log on to a client computer by using a user principal name (UPN).  
  • The user profile folder is created on the client computer.

In this scenario, the format of the user profile folder name is displayed as follows: User name@domain name..."

 You can find the hotfix to fis this issue here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2748437/en-us?sd=rss&spid=14134

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