Windows 10: Delete Windows Account

Discus and support Delete Windows Account in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hello i just reinstalled Windows 10 Pro during the installationprocedure i used my windows account to create the user and finish the installation... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Alesky_999, May 16, 2019 at 4:07 PM.

  1. Delete Windows Account


    Hello i just reinstalled Windows 10 Pro


    during the installationprocedure i used my windows account to create the user and finish the installation

    then i create a local user that is also administrator


    now i restarted the pc and logged wiht the local user then tryed to remove the user wiht the windows account wiht the standard procedure

    • Press the Windows key or click on Windows icon.
    • Click on Settings.
    • Click on Account.
    • Now click on Family and other users.
    • Click on the user account you are willing to remove.
    • Click on Delete account and data for confirmation.


    but windows tell me that before to delete an acount this must be log off

    obvisuly this account is log off already


    in fact i restard and logged only with the local user


    what i could do to remove it?

    :)
     
  2. 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
     
  3. Zakin Win User
    Strange Windows 10 User Account issue.

    Unfortunately I had done those steps numerous reboots, it just, reappears for no good reason. The base account isn't even a Microsoft account, it's a local account.

    I haven't quite tried the built in administrator account on W10, but so far in my experience on my own computer, the built in account seemed to have absolutely no more control than I did on my own.

    It's just strange, I go in, it warns me twice about deleting the account, then it's gone. Reboot, and it's back?

    EDIT: Just to specify, both command line and Netplwiz both say only HIS account exists on the computer, it doesn't list this rogue account. This is what I meant in my first post about the fact that even Windows doesn't seem to believe it exists, HALF the time. *Frown Delete Windows Account :(
     
  4. Delete Windows Account

    Deleted account keeps reappearing

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    Is it still appearing no matter how you try to delete? I suggest you to follow the steps below to remove user account from your computer, and check if it helps. Try the ones you’re comfortable with.

    Step 1: Steps to Remove a User Account in Settings


    • Press Windows
      key, click on Settings.

    • Click on Account, click on
      Family and other users.

    • Select the user you want to delete under
      Other users and click on Remove.

    • Accept the UAC (User Account Control) prompt.

    • Select Delete account and data if you wish to delete account and the data and follow onscreen instructions.

    Step 2: Steps to Delete a User Account in Command Prompt


    • Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, select
      Command Prompt (Admin).

    • Type net user and hit Enter
      to list the user accounts on your device.

    • Type net user "User account”
      /delete and hit Enter to delete the user account.

    Step 3: Steps to Delete a User Account in Run command.


    • Press Windows + R and type netplwiz, press
      Enter.

    • Select the User account, click on the
      Remove
      button.
    Regards.
     
    SujataMoktan, May 16, 2019 at 4:09 PM
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