1.    21 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64-bit

    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.    21 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    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
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  3.    22 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    Do I need to be worried about the product serial if I upgraded from windows 8?
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  4.    22 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

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

    Reset Windows 10
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