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GPO to automatically delete local profiles

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Hi Experts, I am trying, unsuccessfully so far, to configure a GPO to automatically delete local profiles on two terminal servers when thin clients log out. The terminal servers are in their own OU and group. I have enabled and applied the delete cached copies of roaming profiles (Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/User Profiles) to the OU containing the terminal servers. It is Enforced and Security Filtering includes the following groups: Authenticated Users, Terminal Server Computers and Thin Clients. I have also enabled the User Group Policy loopback processing mode and this is also Enforced. Any help or suggestions would be much appreciated. Many thanks.
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The problem here when they are logging out you will still have a few files in use, and will continue to be in use until they are completely logged off.

The only way I know how to do this is to setup the server to reboot nightly and setup a script to deleted all the profiles on boot up.
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Yep, I think this is the issue, Ive set the following script to run:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=901A9B95-6063-4462-8150-360394E98E1E&displaylang=en

problem solved.
Thanks
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