JSI Tip 4657. How do I manually delete a profile from a local computer?

When a user logs on to your local computer, a profile is created at %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\<UserName>. This profile contains the users registry, My Documents, desktop and Start menu shortcuts, favorites, cookies, etc..

NOTE: If you delete the profile, all the above data is lost, but the user can still logon and create a new profile.

To delete a user profile from the local computer:

1. Logon with administrative privileges.

2. Right-click My Computer and press Properties.

3. Select the User Profiles tab.

4. Highlight the user profile that you wish to delete and press the Delete button.

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