Removing local profiles without roaming profiles


Scott Abel

Is there a way when users log of a W2K3 terminal server that the
system will delete their local profile? We do not use roaming
profiles nor do we use a TS profile. I don't think the GPO for
deleting local cache profiles will work because we do not use roaming
profiles. We are losing a lot of disk space due to profiles not being


Scott Abel
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Vera Noest [MVP]

No, I don't think that this is possible. It would also mean that the
users have to create a fresh copy of the default user profile on
every logon to the TS, and wouldn't be able to save any user specific

You could of course write a small script to delete all user profiles
at night, but I think that you have to work towards a more stable

1) Get a bigger disk. They are cheap and will save you a lot of
management problems.
2) Use roaming profiles and put them on a separate file server

Vera Noest
MCSE, CCEA, Microsoft MVP - Terminal Server
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