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  1.    3 Weeks Ago #40
    Join Date : Nov 2017
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    Windows 10

    Is there a way to delete all the files the visitor created on shutdown?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #41
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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    Hello yildizabdullah, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Usually, everything a guest account does is cleared when they sign out.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #42
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,808
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink 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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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #43
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
    Thread Starter

    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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