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Delete a particular folder under users' profiles

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Greetings,

I have found a bug of sorts with the type of printing we use in our Citrix environment. The issue is temporary driver files never clear themselves from user profiles, this maxing out available profile space for users.

If I delete the c:\users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Xerox folder from the Terminal Servers, this corrects the issue for a while. As these files are temporary, they do not impact user productivity as long as the profile is not in use.

I'm not sure the best way to do this. I've done basic scripting to run installs, look for variables, but nothing like this. I'll need to instruct the script to enumerate (?) the user_name folder to go down each one and perform the same delete action.

I would run the script on a scheduled basis off-hours. I could also run is as a logoff script and use the @AppDataDir macro. Suggestion appreciated.

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Is it possible for you to run a batch file on user log off from a Citrix login? On the domain I administer I have a log off script set up in AD that deletes the User's Local Settings\Temp folder every time the user logs off. I don't have any experience with a Citrix server and how it handles this situation, but if it works similar to a normal user session you could see if that would work for you as well.


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Hi TomCBS,

use _FileListToArray() to list all folders under C:\users , then you can go ahead and use FileDelete() to delete the files under this specific folder. You can use FileExists() to check whether the folder and contents exist prior to deleting them.

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Hi TomCBS,

use _FileListToArray() to list all folders under C:\users , then you can go ahead and use FileDelete() to delete the files under this specific folder. You can use FileExists() to check whether the folder and contents exist prior to deleting them.

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Thanks, will try this, and I might just use the previous suggestions as well. Your input is appreciated.

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