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Delete an Administrator account under Windows XP

July 2015

It is not unusual for several people to use the popular Windows XP operating system on a same computer. As a result, one may need to create, modify or delete users with varied permissions and access levels. The administrator generally executes these types of commands in Windows XP. However, one may need to delete the administrator account itself. One can remove the administrator account from the Control Panel by following a few steps. These steps should provide you with the necessary information to delete an administrator account easily. Windows XP is a very user friendly OS and managing user accounts should be trouble-free if one knows the correct steps to follow.

Delete an Administrator account under Windows XP



Issue


How to delete an administrator account under Windows XP?

Solution

  • Go to the Control Panel
  • Select Administrative Tools, then Computer Management, Local Users and Groups> Users.
  • Remove the desired account by right-clicking with the mouse, then Delete.
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