Windows 10: Delete option missing when trying to remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10 Pro Laptop

Discus and support Delete option missing when trying to remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10 Pro Laptop in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I recently reset my windows 10 Laptop and I was 'FORCED' to create a MS account to set the machine up. I was told I could swap it out and use a local... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Digital Wizard, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. Delete option missing when trying to remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10 Pro Laptop


    I recently reset my windows 10 Laptop and I was 'FORCED' to create a MS account to set the machine up. I was told I could swap it out and use a local account afterwards and that worked ok. Now I'm getting nag screens to 'fix' a MS account that I don't want. I decided to delete the account from the device. I go to accounts, then under Accounts used by Other Apps, I see the account I wish to remove. I click on the account and there is only a 'Manage' option, no option to remove. The user account is a member of the Administrators group and is running Windows 10 Pro Version 1809. I've I select 'Manage' the system wants me to log into that account. Where is the remove option? In researching this issue on the net, I've seen a 'remove' button in the illustrations. It just seems I'm being forced to participate in something I do not wish to do. Please don't extol the 'advantages' of an MS Account. I just want it GONE.

    :)
     
    Digital Wizard, Jul 6, 2019
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  2. Maria Fab Win User

    removing a microsoft account from a Windows 10 laptop

    Hi,

    To help resolve your concern, we suggest that you add a local account first on your PC, before removing the other account. Follow the steps below:

    • To create a local account on your Windows 10 PC:

    • Press the Windows key + R.
    • Type netplwiz, and then click OK.
    • Click Add.
    • Click Sign in without a Microsoft account (not recommended).
    • Click Local account, type a username, and a
      password (if you'd like one).
    • Click Next, and then click Finish.
    • Sign out of the Microsoft account you want to delete, sign in using the
      local account you created, and then remove the account you want to delete.

    • To remove a Microsoft account from your Windows 10 PC:

    • Click the Start button, and then click Settings.
    • Click Accounts, scroll down, and then click the Microsoft account you would like to delete.
    • Click Remove, and then click Yes.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Maria Fab, Jul 6, 2019
    #2
  3. Vesao Win User
    Remove account


    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
      Code:
      net user test /del
     
    Vesao, Jul 6, 2019
    #3
  4. Delete option missing when trying to remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10 Pro Laptop

    Attempts to delete account result in freeze.

    I'm trying to remove a user account off a Toshiba laptop but each time I try to delete the account, the User Accounts thingy freezes. Any ideas on how to delete the account?
     
    beyond_amusia, Jul 6, 2019
    #4
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