troubleshooting Question

cannot delete ntdat 2003

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I have about 50 XP clients on a 2003 DC with AD in a class room environment.  I have been deleting a couple of the user folders in Doc & Setting on the clients, these IDs are not to be used again.  These IDs appear on every XP client.  In most cases the user's folder deletes fine on the XP/SP3 client.  In a few cases I get the Cannot delete ntdat because its in use... message.  Each client was just rebooted prior to this operation and there were no users on the DC, only the administrator.  I would suspect that users had not exited cleanly at some point on these few systems and part of registery is hung in some state.

I'm looking for a way finish deleting the user folders on these clients.
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