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Windows 7: How to delete User Account on used computer without password

1 Week Ago   #1
hidesert47

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
How to delete User Account on used computer without password

I purchased this used Dell Optiplex 790 from a local computer tech who was buying them and refurbishing/upgrading them per customer wishes. He's sold his business and is gone. I just recently discovered it came with a password protected user account:


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ASP.NET Machine Account
Standard user
Password protected
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I am the sole Administrator, and I'm not crazy about leaving this account on my machine. Is there a way I can delete it?


Thanks for any help!




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1 Week Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Welcome to the Forum.

Windows password is very easy to clean but the forum rules forbids to help unless you can prove you're the owner. Can you post the purchase ticket?

You can google and you will find many ways to clean the password.
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1 Week Ago   #3
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

The best and faster you can do is to launch a Factory Restore.
It can be done under windows or under BIOS. It will format the C: partition and load a new image stored on the Recovery Partition.
It will end as it was released from Dell. Unfortunately all trash that came with it will be there. And it will need all updates.
Use Dism++10.1.1000.80.zip to update it. Dism++ will do it better than WU and you can skip the spy features.
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1 Week Ago   #4
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just delete it from control panel, using another (administrator) account. There is no more need than this to manage user accounts.
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1 Week Ago   #5
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

@Alejandro85, OP doesn't have any other Admin account, only the one he doesn't have the password.
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1 Week Ago   #6
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
@Alejandro85, OP doesn't have any other Admin account, only the one he doesn't have the password.

That doesn't seems what the OP said. He says that he doesn't have the password of ASP.NET user, and the screenshot shows only other account, which is an admin. If OP hasn't that password, how the screenshot was taken? The guest is shown as disabled. That leaves us with only that admin account as the sole chance of taking such a screenshot.
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1 Week Ago   #7
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alejandro85 View Post
That doesn't seems what the OP said. He says that he doesn't have the password of ASP.NET user, and the screenshot shows only other account, which is an admin. If OP hasn't that password, how the screenshot was taken? The guest is shown as disabled. That leaves us with only that admin account as the sole chance of taking such a screenshot.
It makes sense.

To delete the BEMW account or even the ASP.net you must create a new account with admin rights.
As BEMW, open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts\Manage Accounts and create a new account with admin rights.
Logoff and then log in as the new account. Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts\Manage Accounts and delete BEMW account.
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1 Week Ago   #8
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit sp 1
 
 

If I'm right he's questioning the ASP account. That is a system account. Here is more about it. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/for.../#entry4165729
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1 Week Ago   #9
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

interesting fix here on W10 forum,

asp.net machine account is taking over your PC Solved - Windows 10 Forums

it was most likely installed as part of NetFramework >> 1.1 <<
annoying but operates with Guest account permissons.

Roy
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