Windows 10: How do I get user name back for Win 10? User Account empty Solved

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  1.    01 May 2017 #1

    Can you help me now??? No user account now

    I had only Microsoft Administrative Account. Had deleted Local Account for some reason some time back. Instead of creating Local Administrative Account I edited my Microsoft Administrative Account. So I went back into command run, netplswiz and edited user name, password. Now there is no user in User Accounts. I am afraid to touch anything now.

    Where do I go from here?

    I want a Local Standard Account, as well as a Microsoft Admin Account.

    Thanks in advance...
    Last edited by barb; 01 May 2017 at 18:01. Reason: to bring attention to my post
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  2.    01 May 2017 #2

    You should be able to go to settings, accounts, family and other users, and add a new user account there.
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  3.    01 May 2017 #3

    I cannot get into settings, nor control panel. I can go to Computer Management and see that the account I edited is still in User but it says Administrator. But I cannot get into Settings, nor create another user account. I have not signed out of it, afraid I won't be able to get back into windows at all.
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  4.    01 May 2017 #4

    Are you able to right click on start menu, click on command prompt (admin) or Windows Powershell, depending on which one is listed, and type sfc -scannow. This will check and repair system files if there are problems.

    What kind of computer do you have? Custom build? A manufacturered build?

    You may need to do a clean install of Windows, but that should only be a last resort if no other solutions fix the problem
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  5.    01 May 2017 #5

    Thanks, I'll try that. Please stay with me, Imaneke...I have a Dell Vostro 3700, and yes a clean install is DEFINITELY a last resort; I know there's a fix here somewhere without resorting to that. Let me do the scan - we know it takes a few minutes.
    Will be right back.
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  6.    01 May 2017 #6

    Ok let me know the results
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  7.    01 May 2017 #7

    How do I do a screenshot just of the results. I don't understand the results.
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  8.    01 May 2017 #8

    You need to do sfc -scannow. You need the dash in front of the scannow
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