How do I automatically delete locally cached roaming profiles? (We have limited drive space.) Also, is there a way to unconditionally delete a folder (i.e., a copy of a profile on local c: drive)? When I try to delete manually, it says "access denied" or "file may be in use."
To stop local caching of roaming profiles, edit the GPO and set the "Interactive Logon: Number of previous logons to cache" to 0. This is found in the Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options folder of a GPO.
To delete folders that claim "access denied," even when you are an administrator, first take ownership, then delete....
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If the folder is open or in use, you will not be able to delete it.