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Eliminate roaming profiles of Microsoft account

  1. #1

    Eliminate roaming profiles of Microsoft account


    Hi

    Windows 8 creates a roaming profile in the C:\Users directory using xxxxxx_000 subdirectories for each Microsoft account which is created.

    Apparently, these subdirectories are only temporary directories that are recreated each time a user logs on to Windows 8 via these accounts.

    Is there a way to make sure that these profiles are completely deleted when the user logs off from his Microsoft account?

    Thanks

    Bye

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  2. #2


    Posts : 41
    pro Windows 8 64-bit


    Move your mouse in the bottom left corner and right click and click on run.
    Then Type in gpedit
    Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\User Profiles\delete cached copys of roaming profiles
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    How do I do this for editions of Windows 8 which do not have the Local Group Policy Editor?

    Thanks

    Bye
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    Posts : 41
    pro Windows 8 64-bit


    Search enabling credit and you get.loads.of functions
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by Sammystech View Post
    Search enabling credit and you get.loads.of functions
    Could you explain your sentence as do not understand it.

    By chance, you'd like to say that, in all editions of Windows 8, there is the Local Group Policy Editor, but, in some of them, it must be only enable it?

    Thanks

    Bye
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Eliminate roaming profiles of Microsoft account
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