The client pc is running Win XP pro sp2 and is a member of the domain.
Any advise would be appreciated Start run type cmd type gpupdate /force and see what happens.
You say the server was effected by the GP have you got the server in the OU you created cause that is usually in the domain controllers folder.
olny about half of the client computer did the switch the other half are still looking for the old server to sync offline files with and it is really lagging down their boxes they can't do anything with out the computer looking for the old share folder.
we have changed the GP to disable Offline files and have taken off the redriection of the mydocs folder.
ok did a move about two weeks ago from an old Small biz server 2003 to server 2008 R2 we had a file redriect going for the mydocs on the old SBS 03 server.
moved all the files to the new R2 server and told the GP that the new home folder was on the new R2 server.
Figure A shows one area of the Windows Update section.
Figure A The biggest limitation with this configuration is that, if there is an update that you do not want deployed automatically, it cannot be explicitly withheld; likewise, if you want something pushed out now, this isn't the best tool.
These OUs would all undergo their Windows Updates at the same time that is configured in the GPO for that OU.
This can also be an easy way to address patching for Windows Server Core systems (read my Tech Republic tip on patching Windows Server 2008 Core Edition).
You can run this command without any switches to update both machine and user policies. To check for errors in policy processing, review the event log. To update only the user command components, type To learn more about using Group Policy effectively, see these resources: "How can I modify Group Policy's refresh interval?