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  1.    20 Nov 2017 #40

    Is there a way to delete all the files the visitor created on shutdown?
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       20 Nov 2017 #41

    Hello yildizabdullah, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    Usually, everything a guest account does is cleared when they sign out.
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  3.    20 Nov 2017 #42

    Brink said: View Post
    Usually, everything a guest account does is cleared when they sign out.
    Not since Vista I think.

    This tutorial (unless I made a mistake) simply makes another account. I ran through it, made a document on the desktop of the "Visitor" account and signed out.

    When I signed into my account then it was still there under C:\Users\Visitor\Desktop

    When I signed in again as "Visitor" the document was still there.

    This tutorial doesn't make a guest account I'm afraid. It just makes an account and links it to the guest group which seems to do nothing.

    What everyone wants with a guest account is that (as in the past with XP and also with OSX etc) everything that the guest does is deleted. They can not save things the next guest can see and the next guest can not see what they did.

    This tutorial doesn't do it.
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       20 Nov 2017 #43

    As a workaround for now until something better comes along, you can delete or rename the "C:\Users\Visitor" profile folder while signed in to an administrator account and the "Visitor" account is signed out.

    This will cause a temp profile to always be created for the "Visitor" account each time it is signed in to, and effectively wiping it each time after signing out of the account.
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