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Can I delete default user profile and all users profile without harm?

Posted on 2003-03-11
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Last Modified: 2009-08-18
After installation of Win2000 Server, In documents and settings I have profile folders for All Users and Default User. After configurig to become a DC, it added an additional 2 profiles - Default User.WINNT and All Users.WINNT

which one is a backup and which one is current. Which can be deleted if all I use is the admin to log on. Can I delete all safely?
Question by:Vic54
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tnn4 earned 200 total points
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Default user and all user are both "default" folders that with diffrent purpose, are usefull when there are multiple users. Sience you have logged in with admin you already have a profile and dont need those folders, but they take little space on your hd and to delete them.. dont know if thats a good idea, or even possible.

Default user contains editable information about what settings a user should have when he/she logs in for the first time. The default settings

All users contains editable information about settings that all users get, for instance if you want a shortcut to "paint" you would put it in this folder so that all (new or old users) get it.

Hope this helps

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