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How to delete administrator account?

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    windows 8

    How to delete administrator account?


    I accidentally made a Microsoft Account on windows 8. I deleted the account with microsoft, but when starting the pc there still a user (administrator) with the same deleted account name and requires password. I tried to remove the administrator account, to change it, etc, nothing works. Please advice. Thank you!

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello cdum, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    While signed in to any other administrator account, you should be able to use either method in the tutorial below to delete the Microsoft account in Windows 8.

    User Account - Delete - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    windows 8


    Thank you!
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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