Windows 10: can't delete old user profiles Solved

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       25 May 2017 #21

    Do you have backups of your files?

    If so, then you could reset Windows, and restore your files from your backups.
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  2.    25 May 2017 #22

    Brink said: View Post
    Do you have backups of your files?

    If so, then you could reset Windows, and restore your files from your backups.
    yes, i will just remove my hard drive from pc then reset it, it will reset the names right? like? i will create a new name for my pc?

    please reply
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       25 May 2017 #23

    If you like, you can reset Windows without removing the hard drive.

    Reset Windows 10 Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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  4.    25 May 2017 #24

    Brink said: View Post
    If you like, you can reset Windows without removing the hard drive.

    Reset Windows 10 Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
    yeah but the thing is,,, will i be able to create a new PROFILE/NAME ON THIS PC? RIGHT?
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       25 May 2017 #25

    Correct. You will setup a new administrator account during the reset.
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  6.    25 May 2017 #26

    Brink said: View Post
    Correct. You will setup a new administrator account during the reset.
    thank you! but first i will just disconnect my hard drive before resetting or follow what you said
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       26 May 2017 #27

    You can do Option 1 or 2 in the Reset tutorial I posted above without disconnecting your drive.
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  8.    26 May 2017 #28

    Brink said: View Post
    You can do Option 1 or 2 in the Reset tutorial I posted above without disconnecting your drive.
    one more thing i have partition on hdd it wont affect anything right?
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       26 May 2017 #29

    Correct. Resetting Windows 10 will only affect the Windows partition.

    To be extra safe, I would always recommend to backup anything that you don't want to lose to a separate hard disk though.
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