Windows 10: How can I delete only one user in "Active Directory"?

Discus and support How can I delete only one user in "Active Directory"? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; A Windows server 2012 R2 Datacenter is configured as Domain Controller. In "Active Directory Users and Computers" a domain is defined. In that domain a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by eager2learn, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. How can I delete only one user in "Active Directory"?


    A Windows server 2012 R2 Datacenter is configured as Domain Controller.
    In "Active Directory Users and Computers" a domain is defined.
    In that domain a "group" (zone) is defined and in that group an "users group".
    In that "users group" several users (accounts) are defined.
    One of those users had to be removed.
    So I select that user with the right mouse button.
    A menu appears with 14 choices with (among others) Delete, Rename, Properties.
    I press Delete and I expect that only that one user is deleted.
    To my horror, all users in that group were deleted.

    Is that normal behavior or did I do something wrong?
    How can I delete only one user?

    I have only a production Domain Controller, so I cannot experiment with it.

    :)
     
    eager2learn, Sep 19, 2018
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  2. Drone Win User

    Directory Size Utility

    First of all nice utility, Mindweaver!
    Second of all, it's so nice to see that this section ain't dead.

    I have a few questions/suggestions, maybe you'd want to see ...
    • maybe you rename Get Folder button caption to something more intuitive? Add Folder, Get Folder Size, Check Folder Size or something like that?
    • Could you add subfolder files to the right pane? (it can be a tickbox with include sub dirs)
    • maybe you also add export list to excel?
    • there's delete file button maybe you add delete folder button too?
    • and finally maybe you can add UP button for directories?
     
    Drone, Sep 19, 2018
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  3. Kreij Win User
    Current active users that are friends

    The other reason I suggested this is that users can add characters to their username that are not alphanumeric (e.g. user*). This confuses things somewhat when looking at the list.
     
    Kreij, Sep 19, 2018
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  4. How can I delete only one user in "Active Directory"?

    Directory Size Utility

    Thanks buddy! Yea, this section's not dead. Kreij and I have big plans for this section. I don't want to give nothing away, but we have some bigger projects down the road. *Toast :toast: I feel I'm pretty good at coding with different languages, but I'm well behind Kreij's level of experience with those other Languages. I've been working on those other languages, and soon I'll feel comfortable enough to start, and not feel like I'm holding the project back. *Toast :toast:

    Now on to your suggestions.

    • maybe you rename Get Folder button caption to something more intuitive? Add Folder, Get Folder Size, Check Folder Size or something like that? Yea, that's been bothering me and I like your suggestion "Add Folder". I'll change it on the next release.
    • Could you add subfolder files to the right pane? (it can be a tickbox with include sub dirs) I could add this, but let me see if I understand what you're asking. By subfolders you mean add all the folders in the left panel to the right panel? Those folders are all the subfolders in the "Get folder".
    • maybe you also add export list to excel? I'll add this on the next release.
    • there's delete file button maybe you add delete folder button too? I'll add this on the next release.
    • and finally maybe you can add UP button for directories? I'll add this on the next release.
    These are all great suggestions! Thanks Drone! *Toast :toast:
     
    Mindweaver, Sep 19, 2018
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