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  1. #1


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    windows 8.1 pro

    silly mistake.


    Hello,

    I deleted a Microsoft account and created a local account with no password.

    My problem is that when I try and boot up it still comes up with the old account which I foolishly ( I know ) used the same Name. the only way round this is to login using another account which is the same name account ( local instead of a Microsoft ) My question is can I some how delete this rogue account, Which does not show up at all using lusrmgr.msc,or netplwiz from the start up login??

    Thanks Sam

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Sam,

    As a test, set netplwiz to automatically sign in to your local account at startup to see if that clears it. Afterwards, you can turn off automatic startup to see if it still works properly.

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup
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