All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.
How can I delete the local user profile on a Windows 7 machine that is connected to a Windows Server 2008 domain?
DelProf doesn’t seem to exist on Windows 7.
How to solve :
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You can do it with the User Profiles dialog in System Properties:
- Log in as different user (with admin privileges) than you want to delete
- Open Properties for Computer
- Advanced system settings (on the left side)
- Settings for User Profiles (in the middle)
- Select the profile you want to delete and click the delete button
To clear user local profile via registry:
Click Start → Run → Regedit
Navigate to the following registry key :
Under ProfileList navigate to binary key’s like this:
On the right side under ProfileImagePath you’ll see the profile path.
Chose the one with the desired user and delete the long registry key like:
You will then need to either rename (preferable), or delete the user profile on disk under
I have developed an unofficial successor to Microsoft’s Delprof called Delprof2. It is syntax compatible to the original but more powerful.
GPO: Computer Configuration \ Policies \ Administrative Templates \ System \ User Profiles
This seems the perfect answer for deleting old domain users
Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂