Prevent roaming profiles from loading on XP machine.

Posted on 2005-05-03
Last Modified: 2008-02-07

I have a machine which is part of a domain that will be used for very specific purposes.  Because of this, I would like the machine to NOT load roaming profiles when a user logs in.  I want each user to create a local profile upon logging in.  I have over 100 users which might use this machine, so logging each of them in and then cleanign up/changing thier profile to local is not an option.  How can this be done??

Question by:electricd7
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    Expert Comment

    do you have roaming profiles set up for the rest of your machines?

    Author Comment

    Yes profiles roam by default for all users.
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    Accepted Solution

    Run gpedit.msc
    Browse to Computer Configuration|Administrative Templates|System|User Profiles
    Set "Only allow local user profiles| to enabled

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