USMT2.UNC folder on win 2003 server

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am looking to clear space off of the D: drive of my DELL poweredge 1800sc windows 2003 server.  I have found a folder in one of the staff members, share folder's called USMT2.UNC.  It has 5 files inside of it called img00001, img00002, img00003, img00004, and img00005.  Each one is roughly 2GB.  This would clear up a ton of space for me, but I wanted to find out if the windows 2003 server is using them or not.  Is there anyway to know if they are in use, for sure or not.  I do not want to crash the server.
Question by:PPIHXM
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    Accepted Solution

    Those files are images of user profile migrations using the Windows User State Migration Tool. Probably not in use if dated to a previous date

    Author Comment

    Could they be images for user profiles on the 2003 server, or just from PC image transfers ?
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    Assisted Solution

    Just rename them and if it allows you to rename them then they are not currently in use.
    USMT files are not needed as long as the loadstate command was completed successfully and can be deleted. Put a thumbdrive in the server and move the files  to the thumbdrive, that way if someone complains you can just give them their files on the thumbdrive.
    Those files are not being used by your 2K3 server.
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    Assisted Solution

    Just for the migration process. An usually only for workstations

    Author Closing Comment

    thank you!

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