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  1. delete administrator account


    how do I delete an administrator account?

    :)
     
    brucecarskadon, Sep 14, 2018
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  2. iamollie Win User

    Deleting User Accounts

    Does anyone know how to delete an administrator account from another os on another partition (or using a live cd)?

    I dont have access to the administrator account and i need to remove the other administrator account
     
    iamollie, Sep 14, 2018
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  3. Deleting an administrator account

    Hi Imat,

    Kindly follow the steps below to resolve this concern:

    Step 1: Remove pin from your administrator account. Here's how:

    • Log in the administrator account.
    • Go to Settings.
    • Select Accounts.
    • Go to Sign-in options.
    • Under PIN, click on Remove.
    • Tap Remove to confirm.
    • Type in your administrator password to verify.
    • Hit OK.

    Step 2: Make your local account as an administrator account by following the steps below:

    • Log in your local account.
    • Go to Settings.
    • Select Accounts.
    • Go to Family & other people.
    • Select Change account type.
    • Under Account type, select Administrator.
    • Hit OK.
    • Restart your computer and sign in with your administrator account.

    Step 3: Remove the old administrator account. Please follow the steps below:

    • Log in the new administrator account.
    • Go to Settings.
    • Select Accounts.
    • Go to Family & other people.
    • Click on the admin account you want to remove and hit Remove button.
    • When you see a confirmation dialog, select Delete account and data.

    Hope this information helps. In case you need further assistance, kindly reply to us.
     
    Charianne Per, Sep 14, 2018
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  4. iamollie Win User

    delete administrator account

    Deleting User Accounts

    i have no access to that administrator account
    Sorry guys ill clarify a bit
    I have an operating system with three accounts on it, 2 administrators and 1 limited
    I need to delete one of the administrators but i have no access to the other
    I can plug the hard drive into other computers to access it from there
    thanks
     
    iamollie, Sep 14, 2018
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