Delete local user account or change default account on start up

  1. Posts : 3
    Win 10

    Delete local user account or change default account on start up

    I have a local user account that comes up as the default user when Windows10 boots up that I would like to remove.

    I have tried the usual user modification menus but this account does not show up. It is annoying to have to go through this false log in every time I start the computer.

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  2. Posts : 27
    Windows 10

    Press WIN + R keys to open the Run. Type netplwiz and hit Enter. From there you can select your account and click Delete.
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  3. Posts : 3
    Win 10
    Thread Starter

    Unfortunately the only account that shows up there is the admin account.
    yet when I start the computer it attempts to log in under a local user account I created to avoid having to login each time. Then I decided to go back to the admin account because I didn't like the local user system either. But for some reason it attempts to log into the local user account first and comes up with an incorrect password, then I have to select the admin user to get in.
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  4. Posts : 27
    Windows 10

    Check out this tutorial:
    User Account - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Try the Option Five to open Command Prompt in administrator mode, type the net user command to list all your user accounts.
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  5. Posts : 3
    Win 10
    Thread Starter

    I found the user, but Windows in their great wisdom won't let me delete it.
    Is there a way to stop it attempting to log in there as default?
    Screen shot of the users listed.Delete local user account or change default account on start up-screenshot.jpg
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  6. Posts : 27
    Windows 10

    The Guest account is a built-in user, and you can disable it by running this command:
    net user Guest /active:no
    After disabling, reboot your PC and it will disappear from your login screen.
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