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How to Remove a User Account in Windows 10


Follow these instructions to remove an existing user account in Windows 10.

1. Open Settings and then click Accounts.

Account settings

2. Click Family and other users.

Family and other users

3. Under the Other users section find and click on the account that you want to delete.

Select account

4. Click on the Remove button.


5. When the confirmation dialog appears, click Delete account and data and wait while Windows 10 is removing it.

Removal confirmation window

Warning. Deleting an account removes all the data, related to it, such as items on its desktop, downloads, documents, photos, music, and other files. If this data hasn't been backed up or saved to another location, it will be lost.