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windows 10 pro domain profile endless copying

I had a user setup on a pc in the domain, Paul. he needed to use a different machine. So I added him as a user to the new machine and logged him in. during the login process I got a message that he had a profile on another machine and did I want to copy the profile.

Well since I was going to move his stuff anyway, I said yes to the prompt. That appears to be a mistake.  The process has been copying all his files in an endless loop every time he logs in. it filled the c drive before I realized it. it also appears to be spiking the disk io.

any one seen this before?   I  was thinking of dropping the profile and recreating it, saying no to move it this time. It has been hard to delete the dupes due to the disk IO being so high.

Windows 10

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Actually the profile had very little in it. Maybe 8 pdfs. I just wanted to give the process a try.

Thanks. that is a lot of hassle for a profile. I was hoping I could just kill the profile copy somehow.  

I guess I will need to do this process.
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seems like this is the only way.

Windows 10
Windows 10

Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system featuring the "universal application architecture" (UAP); apps can be designed to run across multiple devices with nearly identical code, including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and HoloLens. Windows 10 also includes a virtual desktop system, a window and desktop management feature called Task View, the Microsoft Edge web browser, support for fingerprint and face recognition login, voice-based search (Cortana), new security features for enterprise environments, and DirectX 12 and WDDM 2.0 to improve the operating system's graphics capabilities for games.

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