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GPO - delete all old locale user profiles

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Hello,

I asking a question about gpo. I wanna delete all  locale user profiles on every computers with a gpo after X times.

Is it possible, or should i creat a batch/powershell file that'll be launch at startup?

Thanks for your time.
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Question by:Pinpindesbois
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Use User Profile Deletion Utility to delete stale user profiles
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2009.05.utility.aspx
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after X times
Do you mean after X days?

You can use DELPROF:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5405

You can run DELPROF remotely:
https://helgeklein.com/blog/2008/12/deleting-user-profiles-correctly/

Delprof is not compatible with Windows 7 and 2008 R2. For Windows 7 and 2008 R2, you can use https://helgeklein.com/free-tools/delprof2-user-profile-deletion-tool/
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by:Pinpindesbois
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Oh nice! how to target an OU? Seems not possible :(
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by:NVIT
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I haven't tested this but, maybe for the OU you can call it from the Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Scripts > Startup
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