Windows 10: Other User is the only account

  1.    31 Jul 2015 #1

    Other User is the only account

    its no great loss, I backed everything up. but my PC, I was using for basic testing and web stuff, is now not letting me in,
    I did the free upgrade, all good. decided, what the hell, lets reset the lot. (using the delete everything option)

    Windows 10 boots fine, but the only login I have is "other user" no combination works to get in.

    upgraded the laptop, did the same, and it was all hunky dorey.. asked for a user on start up etc..

    am I screwed?
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  2.    31 Jul 2015 #2

    Not quite sure why this has been moved here, as its a definite upgrade issue. I hope someone can provide assistance.
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  3.    31 Jul 2015 #3

    same problem with me, initally everything worked, but my dad wanted to change the name on the local account (not MS account), so i checked some stuff and may have accidently removed one of the home users in netplwiz... now when i boot, i get to log in screen with the name that was there before (so that meant whatever i did had no affect on the name) and no password combination works... i am unsure how to proceed. i tried to reset pc and keep my personal files but same issue faces me, an account that i don't know the password to

    solved my issue using this: Administrator account - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    make sure you got windows 10 iso on usb first!
    Last edited by poolwizard; 01 Aug 2015 at 12:23.
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  4.    28 Feb 2016 #4

    Hi I know this post is old now but for anyone googling I had the same issue. I had to completely wipe the disk and re install. I typed up my tedious adventure at this link :

    Solved Windows 10 failure. Log in screen w/no users - Windows 10 Forums
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