1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows 10

    I accidentally created 2 users in WIN 10- How to delete one safely


    By mistake I created "george" (Admin) and "georg" as 2 users on my PC windows 10. How do I get rid of "georg" properly since trying to delete "georg" is causing issues with File history and other settings?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,184
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello George, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    While signed in to your "george" account, you should be able to safely use Option One in the tutorial below to completely delete the "georg" account.

    Delete User Account in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 870
    Windows 10 Home

    Make sure you pay attention before clicking the 'Delete account and data' button that any files that you want to KEEP under 'georg' are either backed up externally or transferred to the corresponding 'george' folders, like Pictures or Music. Or, preferably, Both !
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank you. I will be sure to this next time
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,184
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    You're most welcome. I'm glad we could help.
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