Enable Limit Profile Size in Windows 8


This article explains how to enable Limit Profile Size in Windows 8. This policy setting sets the maximum size of each user profile and determines the system's response when a user profile reaches the maximum size. This policy setting affects both local and roaming profiles. If you disable this policy setting or "Not Configure" it, then the system does not limit the size of user profiles.

If you enabled this policy setting, then you can set a maximum permitted user profile size, determine wether the registry files are included in the calculation of the profile size, determine whether users are notified when the profile exceeds the permitted maximum size and specify the customized message notifying users of the oversized profile.

Steps How to Enable Limit Profile Size in Windows 8

Step 1 : Move the cursor to the bottom-right and select the search box and enter into the search box what you want.


Step 2 : In the search box you type the gpedit.msc under the application tab and click on the window that appears.


Step 3 : After clicking on the gpedit.msc, you will see the "Local Group Policy Editor" Window.


Step 4 : In the User Configuration, choose subcategory Administrative Template and choose System and choose User Profile. In the User Profile category, you click on the Limit Profile Size.

User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> System >> User Profile


Step 5 : In this step right-click on "Limit Profile Size" and click on the edit tab.


Step 6 : In this step, you can click either on the Enabled or Disabled Button, whatever you want. If you click on the "Enabled" Button then you can set the Maximum permitted User Profile Size in KBs.