Mandatory profile settings are not taking affect for user

RESOLUTION : “Assume User Called SRC and Server is called SRV”
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– We created a new group policy with the following settings enabled (Under Computer Configuration=> Administrative Templates=> System=> User Profiles)
1. Add the Administrators security group to roaming user profiles
2. Delete cached copies of roaming profiles
– We opened Active Directory users and computers
– We moved the user SRC to a new OU UserSRCProfile
– We went to the properties of the user SRC and clicked on the profile tab
– We pointed the roaming profile for user SRC to the following share \srvuserprofiles%username%
– We logged in with the user SRC and made changes to the profile and logged off
– We Went to the location of the roaming profile for user SRC (\srvuserprofilessrc) and renamed the ntuser.dat to ntuser.man (to make the profile mandatory)
– We logged back in and verified that the settings are taking affect
– We tried to log in to a different computer (ex. computer7) and we noticed that the settings did not take affect
– We logged in to computer7 as the administrator and went to control panel=> regional and language options=> languages tab and install files for East Asian languages
– We deleted the locally cached profile of user SRC (under c:documents and settingsSRC) and rebooted computer7
– Customer created a new group policy with the following settings enabled (under User Configuration=> Administrative Templates)
1. Start Menu and Taskbar=> Remove Run menu from Start Menu
2. Control Panel=> Prohibit access to the Control Panel
3. Desktop=> Hide and disable all items on the desktop
– We logged in with user SRC and verified that the settings are taking affect

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