Windows 10: How do I 'remove' a profile and all of its contents?


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64-bit
       21 Sep 2016 #1

    How do I 'remove' a profile and all of its contents?


    Hi,

    I am running windows 10 and selling my tower to a friend.

    I want to clear all of my data and essentially 'erase' my profile, and create a new admin account for my friend to use.

    Can someone direct me to a guide or explain how to do this?
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  2. Posts : 20,896
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       21 Sep 2016 #2

    Hello Adam, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Since you're selling the PC, the best way to wipe the PC would be to clean install Windows 10.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       22 Sep 2016 #3

    Do I need to be worried about the product serial if I upgraded from windows 8?
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  4. Posts : 20,896
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       22 Sep 2016 #4

    In that case, you could also reset Windows to do so without having to worry about activation.

    Reset Windows 10
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