1.    16 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    How to remove an account photo


    I have a Photo on my welcome screen and would like to remove it. If I try " %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\AccountPictures "Then there is no picture to delete in the folder. I tried in
    %ProgramData%\Microsoft\User Account Pictures Also nothing to delete there. Where else can I find that photo hidden?
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  2.    16 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,502
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Viljoenhj1, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The first location is only for clearing your account picture history.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

    If you didn't want an account picture at all, then you could change your account picture to be a blank image.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    16 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for replying to my question. I cannot remove it with these steps.The folder is empty.
    Maybe a Blank image could work. HO do one get a blank?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Viljoenhj1, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The first location is only for clearing your account picture history.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

    If you didn't want an account picture at all, then you could change your account picture to be a blank image.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    16 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,144
    Windows 10 Professional

    Navigate to C:/Users/your name/Public/PublicAccountPictures and delete the seemingly empty folder with the long name of letters and numbers.
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  5.    16 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,502
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Quote Originally Posted by viljoenhj1 View Post
    Thanks for replying to my question. I cannot remove it with these steps.The folder is empty.
    Maybe a Blank image could work. HO do one get a blank?
    You can create a blank solid color image in Paint (mspaint.exe) to use.
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