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Do an ls -al / you will see the directories are still there. Unless you have setup the install to move these mount points to separate mount points they should be still on the main partition. You can compare /etc/fstab fdisk -l and df -h to look at mount points and their logical disks. Typical setups of vmware guests only have one drive where physical ...
In XenDesktop you can setup unique machine and that machine can be cloned on the ESX. The provisioning service from xendesktop take care of the cloned AD account, SID, etc.. from these machine. Change done while the machine run is resetted at the reboot. In big the concept they use is the machine boot from the network and the unique .VHD is streamed to ...
You should look into building a VDI infrastructure. This would allow you to create some sort of template and allow users to spin up new instances of this template.
Then setup a terminal server for your users to work with. What you want to do is like multiple PCs using only one hard disk, which just can't work, at least in write mode.
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