When you say “delete the profile” are you just trying to delete the profile folder under C:\Documents and Settings? That doesn’t truly dump the profile, as there are still some registry keys that have to be cleaned up. On that note, I don’t think deleting the profiles on startup is a good practice, even if they are for what I assume are temporary lab user accounts. You’re better off creating a scheduled task on the machine to run the delprof.exe utility (from the Server Resource Kit) which can delete all profiles that have not been used in a specified number of days. Just my opinion though. You may have valid reason for doing it that way so please don’t take offense. J As far as the script not executing is concerned, did you place it in the GPO’s “machine\scripts\startup” folder in SYSVOL or somewhere else on your network? From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Harry Singh Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 3:21 PM To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [gptalk] Bat File Not Executing. All - I've added a bat file to the startup script inside of a GPO, the computer configuration part of the GPO. The script deletes any profile starting with lab* and is suppose to run when the computer is restarted so as to not run into any file locks by explorer. However, the folders are not being deleted and when i run a gpresult, the script indicates: " This script has not been executed" any ideas ? Confidentiality Warning: This message and any attachments are intended only for the use of the intended recipient(s), are confidential, and may be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any review, retransmission, conversion to hard copy, copying, circulation or other use of all or any portion of this message and any attachments is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail, and delete this message and any attachments from your system.