How to remove a User Account in Windows?

This tutorial explains how to remove a user account in Windows.

  • You have to log in with an Administrator account to delete User Accounts / Profiles on your device.
  • Right click on the Windows-button and click Computer Management.
  • Expand Local Users and Groups and click on the folder Users.
  • Select the User you want to delete.
  • F.e. TempUser.
  • Right click on the user and click Delete.
  • Now, you get a warning what happens when you delete a User Account.
  • Are you sure you want to delete the user TempUser?
  • Click Yes.
  • If you try to delete an Administrator Account, you get a warning.
  • Click OK.
  • The User account is deleted.
  • Now, you have to delete the User Profile.
  • Right click on the Windows-button and type systempropertiesadvanced.
  • Click OK.
  • In the System Properties-window, click Settings in the User Profiles section.
  • Select the User Profile you want to delete and click Delete.
  • Confirm Delete by clicking Yes.
  • Click Ok in the User Profiles-window.
  • Click OK in the System Properties-window.
  • Now the User Account and User Profile is deleted.
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