Removing all user information from Lotus Notes 7.0.2

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I am trying to remove Lotus Notes 7.0.2 from a desktop running XP. I've uninstalled it and tried to delete all the user id files and other data, but when I reinstall it, it still expects the last user's login. We just upgraded from lotus notes 7.0.1, where all the user data and id files are kept in the lotus notes directory, so I know for sure that the files are somewhere else. Why doesnt Lotus notes remove that crap when I uninstall? and more importantly: Where are those .id files so I can delete them?
ASKED: December 8, 2008  4:01 PM
UPDATED: December 8, 2008  11:09 PM

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The uninstall process keeps those files, and others, around as they are considered personal data. Similar to uninstalling Office and keep .xls, .doc, etc.

As to their location, over the years Notes clients have defaulted to various install locations. Any of which can be overridden by the installer during installation.

The ususal suspects for file locations are:
c:\lotus\notes\data
c:\program files\lotus\notes\data
c:\program files\ibm\lotus\notes\data
c:\documents and settings\<username>\local settings\application data\lotus\notes\data

If you are sure you do not need to keep the users id file, personal address book, any local replicas of databases, you can delete the lotus\notes\data folder and all sub-folders.

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