Windows 10: Windows 10 startup log in problem

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  1.    16 Dec 2015 #1

    Windows 10 startup log in problem


    When i start my windows 10 a ghost user other than me appears and i click on me the only user type password and login this user i am not able to see in settings or anywhere else to delete i tried ms technical chat and reinstalled win 10 but problem exists only during start how do i delete this phantom user
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       16 Dec 2015 #2

    It usually gets deleted after it updates.

    To see all users all the system, you can use the following method. Create Manage User Accounts Using Utility Netplwiz
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  3.    16 Dec 2015 #3

    win 10 ghost user delete


    I have updated it twice with new windows 10 up grde it is still there
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       16 Dec 2015 #4

    Did you use netwiz to see if it is listed in there? Belarc should show it also.
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  5.    16 Dec 2015 #5

    To delete ghost user during startup


    I have tried netplwiz no use
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       16 Dec 2015 #6

    That profile has to be there. It should show up in the list on Netplwiz.

    See if this works. How to Delete a User Profile from the Registry Robert Borges Blog
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  7.    16 Dec 2015 #7

    Unless a trained personal guides me by remote i don' like fiddling with the registry
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       16 Dec 2015 #8

    Just follow the instructions. Always make a backup of the registry before doing anything.

    I shrink the registry, where I can still see where to go, then double check before I do anything.

    If you just want to go in and see if that user is in there. It will not make any changes, because you are just searching for it.
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    Windows 10 Home
       16 Dec 2015 #9

    I have been having the same problem for a few weeks as well--since November 20th, I think. I've had no success with netplwiz either.

    ABI, is there any chance you just started using a new Windows phone?
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       17 Dec 2015 #10

    pfn said: View Post
    I have been having the same problem for a few weeks as well--since November 20th, I think. I've had no success with netplwiz either.

    ABI, is there any chance you just started using a new Windows phone?
    That should not make any difference.
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