Windows 10: User Accounts and settings

Discus and support User Accounts and settings in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I somehow created a local account and user accountLogged on using microsoft account both are admin account. I want the user account as the admin only... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by GouthamRGS, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. User Accounts and settings


    I somehow created a local account and user accountLogged on using microsoft account both are admin account. I want the user account as the admin only account and remove the local account but I couldn't remove the local account. If removing isn't possible I want to merge the account into a single account. Is there any way to do it? User Accounts and settings 532447b5-78ba-43c6-a065-e8437e4f6b9c?upload=true.jpg

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    GouthamRGS, Oct 16, 2020
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  2. angus Win User

    Settings can't be opened using the built-in administrator account


    Hello,
    Unfortunately I have the same issue as Dabz from upgrading win7 to win10.
    I've tried opening settings using all the suggested methods and it will not load using my account with Administrator access nor the built-in Administrator profile. I also tried other methods not listed such as using Run. Control panel is just a stepping stone to add users in Settings.
    I'm also having explorer.exe issues, which I believe is preventing Settings from loading.
    Using cmd (Admin) I successfully created a new user profile [and granted admin access also using cmd (Admin)], however win10 will not allow this account to log on. win10 does not list this new user within control panel but it does in the start menu. win10 will not allow to log in or switch to the new account via the start menu either.
    I can access settings in Safe Mode but this will not allow me to create a new account.
    Any help/suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
    Cheers
     
    angus, Oct 16, 2020
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  3. User Account Settings

    Hello,

    To better help you with your concern, kindly provide us the following:

    • Screenshot of the User Account Settings that you are trying to access.
    • Steps that you have done with the registry.
    Looking forward to your response.
     
    Jamille Nar, Oct 16, 2020
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  4. Vesao Win User

    User Accounts and settings

    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:
     
    Vesao, Oct 16, 2020
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