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two users with the same name in windows 8.1

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    two users with the same name in windows 8.1

    I don't know how this happened but I have a user "xyz" and user "xyz_2"; how can I merge these accounts and eliminate user "xyz_2"?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    you will need an admin account, so if the account was created to be an admin, ensure they are both admins before removing one or the other. This will ensure that you do not remove your only admin account on your computer by accident. This tutorial will show you how to remove one (You can save any files it contained in the process of deletion):

    User Account - Delete - Windows 7 Help Forums
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two users with the same name in windows 8.1

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