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  1.    04 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64Bit

    User and Administrator accounts help...


    Hello... Just joined the forum to get some help on windows 10 user accounts...
    OK... Here I go, See if I can relay what I'm fighting...
    I upgraded to windows 10 made one account because this is my home personal computer...
    I don't need a password... I just like to start the pc and get to it...
    I't is a water cooled gaming pc so I turn it off every night...
    I found a tutorial on how to sign in without a password. Using the admin cmd. and typing: netplwiz
    Well when I got to the user accounts, I see four accounts...
    Is it possible to delete three of the accounts and just keep the one I made which is one of the admin accounts I see...
    There seems to be two admin accounts and two users accounts. Where the heck they came from I have no Idea.
    I log in on the main account and when I restart the pc is goes to one of the other accounts I have to manually tick on my admin account then type password then login... I'ts a big pain in the rear end for me...LOL...
    I know there has to be a solution to my problem... I know I doing something wrong...
    I did not want to delete any of the accounts until I had some idea of how to do it correctly and I did not want to mess up and delete the wrong one and really mess up...
    I can provide what ever information you need... Just let me know what is needed...
    Thanks for any help you can give me in advance...
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  2.    04 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro

    To start: Why don't you show us a printscreen of netplwiz, it would definitely help to get an overview over the situation. But I can already tell you this: There must be at least 2 accounts. One user account (designated administrator) and a "real" administrator account that you normally cannot see because it's hidden. Please don't delete any accounts yet, just show us a printscreen of the current situation.
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  3.    04 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64Bit
    Thread Starter

    Hi Altae...Here is the netplwiz snapshot...
    Were is say's chista88, I edited the two lines a bit... It is showing my email address...chista88@xxxxxxxxx...
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails User-accounts-Modifed.png  
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  4.    05 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro

    Ok, everything alright. There are but 2 accounts on your system, the built in but hidden "real" admin account, and the user with admin rights christa88. The system internal HomeGroupUser is needed for the HomeGroup feature of Windows and isn't a user that can be used to log in. Leave everything as it is, it has to be this way. In fact there is only one active account which is christa88.
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  5.    05 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Thanks Altae... Looks like the third account is the one I need to log in... I set it to enter windows without password as per this video... Windows 10 Technical preview removing password at startup - YouTube and it's working fine. I restart the pc and now it logs back in to the account I was in when I logged out... I was messing with it last night and when I set the first account to log in without a password the pc hung on the welcome screen for a few minutes and then gave me a pop up message of "CRITICAL ERROR, LOG OUT" I did and used my chiata88 admin account and it worked fine... I think the first account was left over from my windows 7 operating system. Now that I know which is the admin account for windows 10, That account is not going to bother anything as long as I don't use it...
    Is there a way to remove the account from the windows 10 control button menu...
    If the answer is no can't delete it... Thats fine...
    What is the Lock on the menu for...( What does it do... Just curious)
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  6.    05 Sep 2015 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Raner just this out it may describe your Lock screen better for you.
    How to Enable or Disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10
    Windows 10 Forums lock-screen-enable-disable-windows-10-a.html
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  7.    05 Sep 2015 #7
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    Guess I am having trouble trying to post you that link, anyhow, go to the Tutorials forum, and its their, also just put in lock screen in the search box at the top, and it will show you where it is, and bring u their.
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  8.    05 Sep 2015 #8
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Got it Old Mike 65 Thanks...
    By the way... If you want to post a url... Just go to the post you want copy the url and then just paste it where you need it...
    You don't have to type it...
    Lock Screen - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Last edited by Raner; 05 Sep 2015 at 10:41.
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  9.    05 Sep 2015 #9
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raner View Post
    Got it Old Mike 65 Thanks...
    By the way... If you want to post a url... Just go to the post you want copy the url and then just paste it where you need it...
    You don't have to type it...
    Lock Screen - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Yup Raner, I got it now.....brain fart on my part.
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  10.    05 Sep 2015 #10
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    No Sweet... I just turned 63 and I get them all the time...
    At least I'm above ground and not under it... LOL...
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