Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated January 28, 2019)
It is not unusual for a single Windows computer to be used by multiple people. Normally each user has their own user account defined on the computer. At some point you may need to get rid of a user account. For instance, it could be that a user no longer works at your company or perhaps the user simply no longer uses your computer.
You can get rid of an existing user account (as long as you have administrator privileges) by following these steps if you are using Windows 10:
Figure 1. Choose the user you would like to change.
Figure 2. The User Accounts screen
If you are using Windows 7, follow these steps:
Figure 3. The Change an Account screen.
This tip (10714) applies to Windows 7 and 10.
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