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Windows 7: how to get rid of user

29 Nov 2009   #1
AussieGuy92

 
 
how to get rid of user

i want to get rid of these other users how do i do it?




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29 Nov 2009   #2
gregrocker

 

Control Panel>User Accounts>Manage Another Account

Could be update agent like with the old XP ASP user account (DELETE!) that would bring back the vanquished log-on screen.
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29 Nov 2009   #3
AussieGuy92

 
 

i looked there and i am the only user.
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29 Nov 2009   #4
gregrocker

 

Well WUD has to have a way to get past log-in screens so that is prob the way in Win7.

Where did you find that?
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29 Nov 2009   #5
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

"Account Unknown" is entries from another OS, either from a previous that was updated, or if you are dual-booting.
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29 Nov 2009   #6
AussieGuy92

 
 

well i did a clean install and i did have other account but not anther Os so is there a way to delete the unknow accounts?
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29 Nov 2009   #7
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

When you go to Control Panel>User Accounts>Manage Another Account link, are those unknown accounts visible? If so, simply click on them one at a time and in the window that opens select "Delete the account".
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29 Nov 2009   #8
AussieGuy92

 
 

there is no other accounts there and i ran a scan with malewarebytes and it found nothing so i dont know why they are there and how to get rid of them?
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29 Nov 2009   #9
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

These accounts are a left over from another OS and will appear on the permissions for folders (and files) unless they are explicitly removed from the Folders and files

If you trace the root folder for these accounts and remove all permissions from the user they will be removed and due to permission cascading will disappear from the whole tree they are on.

Another way to handle this on a data drives is to set the permissions on the root of the drives as you wish and then use the advanced permissions dialogue to force all folders under the root to use the same permissions

There is a check box for this very purpose
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30 Nov 2009   #10
AussieGuy92

 
 

ok thanks so how do i get rid of them?
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